Original canvas. The canvas undulates slightly, but otherwise appears sound. There are some scattered lines of craquelure. There are some very fine lines of reticulation apparent to the white painted window. There are one or two spots of slight abrasion and small flecks of loss at the left, right and lower edges. There is a small pinhole apparent in the lower right corner. There is some light surface dirt and studio detritus. Subject to the above, the work appears to be in good overall condition.
Ultraviolet light some areas of fluorescence which appear to be inkeeping with the artist's technique.
The work is presented in a simple dark wooden frame.
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