This work is in very good condition overall. Under very close inspection, there is a less than 1/8 inch tear to the center, right edge of the sheet, and a minor surface accretion to the lower left edge. There are some areas of very minor surface soiling evident to the extreme perimeter of the sheet. This work is framed in a temporary exhibition frame. This work will be offered 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.