This work is in very good condition overall. The newsprint is mounted on unlined canvas and the edges of the canvas are covered in tape. There is pale time staining to the newsprint and a crease to the center due to the artist's choice of found medium. Under close inspection, there is some minor wear to the perimeter of the raw newsprint including some minor losses, creasing and oil stains. There is an area to the lower center of the composition that has some hairline cracking to the pigment, an area of minor loss to the pigment, and a small area of paper accretions. Not examined out of the frame. Framed under glass. 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.