This work is in very good condition overall. The coal dust adheres well to the sheet and is stable. There are a few individual pieces of coal dust that have fallen from the sheet to the bottom of the frame, which is inherent to the medium. There are soft creases to the upper and lower left corners, which are only visible upon close inspection. There is a pinpoint indentation and an uneven edge at the upper right corner, which is inherent to the working method of the artist. Framed. 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.