This work is in good condition overall. There is a surface layer of dust, visible upon close inspection. There are a few scattered pinpoint accretions, for example to the upper left just above the white passage, visible upon close inspection. There is scattered rubbing with associated pinpoint pigment loss to the extreme edges. There are textural irregularities to the pigment, which appear to be inherent to the artist's working method. Please note that this work has not been inspected out of its frame. Framed.
If we want-- there is significant wear to the frame, predominantly a 1 inch loss to the upper right corner. 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.