Executed on cream wove card which has not been laid down. The sheet is hinged along the reverse of the top edge. There is a very light mat stain along the top and left edges. There is light uniform time fading to the sheet. There are light spots or foxing scattered throughout the composition. There is a repair to the paper at the top right corner.
There is scuffing to the surface of the paper in the upper left corner just above the lady’s hat. There is further scuffing to the surface in the upper right quadrant as visible in the catalogue illustration. The work is in 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. 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.