It has not been possible to see the work fully unframed. There is a sketch for a figure on the verso. Executed on cream wove paper, not laid down, taped to the wooden bands along the extremes edges, with 7 additional small pieces of tape associated to areas of minor discolouration. The sheet is gently undulating. There is a small repaired tear (approx. 2 cm long) to the lower part of the left edge and a further smaller repaired tear (approx. 1.5 cm long) to the upper left corner. There are two spots of foxing towards the upper and lower right corners. The sheet is light stained. This work is in fairly 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."