This work is in good condition overall. The canvas is unlined. The vellum sheet is mounted on canvas and exhibits pale time staining. The edges of the vellum are unevenly cut, due to the artist's working method. There is a minor loss to the vellum in the lower left corner, and upper left edge. The ink exhibits notable fading, particularly in the black pigment. There are signs of wear to the turning edges of the canvas, which are painted. 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.