This work is in good condition overall, taking its age into account. The media layer is stable, and the ink is rich in tone. The sheet is very lightly soiled overall. The sheet is faintly light-struck overall. A one-and-a-half-inch band of discoloration to the sheet runs along all extreme edges of the sheet. A one-inch vertical repaired tear is present at the upper center edge of the sheet. 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.