The sheet is adhered to the mount with strips of adhesive tape to the upper and right edges. The left edge is perforated in line with a sheaf from a spiral-bound sketchbook. There is a diagonal crease to the lower left corner with one or two further more minor creases elsewhere. There is slight time staining to the edges of the sheet most likely due to a previous mount. The pigments may be slightly faded. There are small flecks of foxing to the sheet and one or two small instances of detritus and surface matter.This excepting, the work appears in very good overall condition.
The work is window mounted and held behind glass in a painted wooden box 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."