Executed on cream wove paper; not laid down and suspended between the glass and backing board. The edges of the sheet are slightly unevenly cut. There are brush hairs caught in the paint in the upper part of the composition, consistent with the artist's working process. The sheet is slightly time stained. There is a tear approximately 5mm long to the upper part of the right edge and a further few small losses and nicks in places along the right edge. There is a light diagonal scratch from the centre of the left edge approximately 12cm. long and possibly original. There are tape remnants to the upper edge of the verso from previous mounting. This work is in overall good condition. "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."