The sheet has been attached to a supporting sheet around the edges. The edges of this supporting sheet have been affixed with two tabs of adhesive tape in the upper corners to the mount. There are some
light creases apparent to the sheet including some diagonal lines at the corners and a horizontal line running across the centre of the work. There are some tiny flecks of paint loss in the lower right corner, and some further, more minor instances in the upper section, above the iron container. There appears to be some rubbing to the surface along the lower edge. There is some studio matter apparent. Subject to the above the work appears to be in good overall condition.
The work is window mounted and held behind glass in a painted and gilt wooden frame.
Please telephone the department on +(44) 0207 293 6424 if you have any further questions regarding the present lot. "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."