The sheet is laid down onto a supporting board. The collaged elements appear to by securely attached.
On close examination it is possible to see some light scratches to the paint surface in the upper left corner, with further light scuffs throughout the composition. There is some studio detritus scattered across the surface of the work. Overall and with the exception of the above, the pigments are strong and the work appears to be in very good condition.
The work is presented in a window mount and held behind glass in a wooden frame.
Please telephone the department on +44 (0) 207 293 6424 if you have any questions regarding the present work.
"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."