Executed on cream wove paper, laid down on board and sandwiched between the mount and the overmount. The sheet is lightly time-stained and there are scattered spots of foxing visible throughout the composition. There are small areas of loss to the paper surface in places, the largest of which is approx. 2cm wide: notably towards the centre of the right and left edges and along the upper left edge. There are further smaller spots of surface abrasion scattered throughout the sheet. There is a small tear in the upper left corner and another towards the centre of the upper edge. The pigments remain bright and fresh. This work is in overall fair 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."