Trimmed just within the plate mark, backed, a vertical tear extending from the upper sheet edge into the image (approx. 14cm), further tears and made up losses mostly at sheet edges, a made up areas at lower right (approx. 2cm), with associated touching in with pen and ink, the lower left corner reattached, areas of grey wash, the verso with uneven staining, other lesser defects, unframed.
Our specialists would recommend viewing this lot before bidding. "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. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."