All elements of the collage appear stable. The sheet is secured with adhesive to the mount along the upper edge of the work. The sheet is slightly cockled along the upper edge. The left edge of the sheet has been unevenly torn. There are a small number of flecks of paint loss in the lower section of the composition, in the blue ring and the pink circular form beneath it. There are a small number of tiny nicks in the edge of the sheet, principally along the right edge. There is some light surface dirt and studio matter to the composition. There are also one or two instances of possible foxing. Subject to the above the work is in overall good condition.
The work is held behind glass in a simple wooden frame.
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