The sheet is sound, not laid down and is undulating slightly.
The surface has discoloured slightly and there are a few small isolated spots of slight staining, particularly to areas in the right third of the work and in the foreground. There are a few scattered media marks, particularly near the top edge. There is a tiny surface abrasion 2inches to the left of Lazarus' head. There is a tiny loss in the upper right hand corner, which is not visible in the current mount.
Held under glass in a gilt wood frame with a cream mount.
Please telephone the department on 020 7293 6424 if you have any questions regarding the present work. "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."