This work is in excellent condition overall. Handling marks with associated smudges are visible throughout, inherent to the work and artist's working method. There is a dent with associated puncture on the surface of the gator board, approximately 1 in. wide, near the left edge in the upper left quadrant, inherent to the artist's working method and from time of execution. There is evidence of faint scratches on the right edge of the frame. Framed under glass, in artist's frame. 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.