Executed on cream wove paper, not laid down and hinged to the mount in two places along the upper edge. The edges of the sheet are deckled and there are artist pinholes intermittently along all four edges. The sheet is slightly time stained and the extreme edges show signs of mount staining. There are remnants of old tape along the upper edge. There are flattened creases across the upper left and lower left corners (approximately 3cm. long). There are a few scattered spots of foxing, the most prominent of which is to the left part of the lower edge, as well as a few spots of discolouration in between the aunt and the child in the foreground. 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."