The sheet has been laid down onto a backing board. The upper edge is perforated and the lower corners are rounded in keeping with the page from a spiral-bound sketchbook. There is an accretion at the upper right corner. There are possible faint marks towards the edges in line with the present mount. There are one or two flecks of foxing to the sheet and some light surface dirt. The coloured pencil may be very slightly faded in places. This excepting, the work appears in good overall condition.
The work is window mounted and held behind glass in a painted 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."