The sheet is adhered to the mount with strips of adhesive tape to the edges and the corners. The edges of the sheet are deckled and the sheet undulates very slightly, in keeping with the Artist's working method and materials. There are one or two specks of detritus and a small number of flecks of foxing visible to the verso. There may be some light time staining to the sheet, also only visible to the verso. There is one possible speck of loss to the tip of the yellow pigment at centre. This excepting, the work appears to be in excellent overall condition, with strong vivid colours throughout.
The work is window mounted and held behind glass in a gilt painted wooden frame.
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