This work is in very good condition overall. There is evidence of wear and handling along the edges and the canvas is lightly soiled throughout, most visible at the edges. There are inconsistencies to the unpainted canvas, including scattered pulls to the weave. Under very close inspection, scattered scuffs and abrasions are visible, most notably in the top half of the diamond shape, and there is a pinpoint loss in the lower half of the dark blue. Under Ultraviolet light inspection, there is no evidence of restoration. Unframed.
Please note the auction begins at 9:30 am on November 17th. 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.