The sheet is secured to the mount with plastic corner pockets in each of the corners. There is one restored tear in the centre of the upper edge with a couple of very small repaired tears to the extreme left edge. There are a number of small nicks, some repaired, to the edges of the sheet, in particular to the left and lower vertical edge, and a small loss to the extreme upper right edge. There are two match-head sized holes towards the centre of the upper edge. There is some staining along the upper right edge. There are two diagonal creases in the lower left corner with some further handling creases to the sheet. There is some time staining to the sheet at all four edges. There is evidence of possible flecks of foxing. There is some studio matter in places. This excepting the work appears to be in good overall condition.
The sheet is window mounted and held behind glass in a simple wooden frame.
Please telephone the department on +44 (0) 207 293 6424 if you have any questions regarding the present work. "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."