Attached at the four corners to the mount, a small opening at the back to expose the inscription. The drawing has been made up at the upper left and right corners and the lower right corner. There are some brown stains, the most prominent at the upper right above the dog's nose, lower right near the paw and one towards the centre of the sheet. Few abrasions and loses in the upper right and left corners. Few small holes at the lower margin towards the right corner. Chalk still remains strong despite the condition issues.
Sold framed. "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."