This works is in good condition overall. The edges of the board are taped. There is evidence of light wear and handling along the edges including some hairline craquelure and a few minor pinpoint areas of paint loss at the edges, most notably along the bottom edge at the intersection of the white and black areas. There is some faint craquelure, pinpoint losses, media and drip accretions visible in some sparsely scattered areas throughout. The work has been fully varnished by the artist. Under Ultraviolet light inspection, the aforementioned varnish fluoresces lightly but does not appear to be the result of restoration. Unframed. 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.