This work is in very good condition overall. There is evidence of light wear and handling at the edges of the canvas, and some there is some slight buckling at upper right corner. The scattered graphite smudges are inherent to the artist's working method and materials. There are several scattered hairline concentric cracks at the bottom center and upper center of the canvas in the white-painted areas. There is some faint discoloration to upper white edge. Under Ultraviolet light inspection, there is no evidence of restoration. Unframed. In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.