This work is in very good condition overall. There is evidence of handling and wear to the edges. In the upper left quadrant, minor accretions are visible. In the lower left quadrant, two minor spot abrasions are visible. Further down in the lower left quadrant, there are additional areas of accretion. Under extreme raking light, there is evidence of cracking in a section of white paint approximately 3 inches from left edge and 10 inches from the upper edge. There is also cracking in expanse of black paint approx 9 inches from center bottom edge. Along some of the edges of the white stenciled forms, there are very minor areas of color discrepancies that are likely inherent to the artist's working method. 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.