The central canvas sheet is laid down on to the larger wooden panel. There is a small dent in the extreme upper right corner of the panel. There are a small number of tiny nicks to the extreme edges of the canvas. There is some surface dirt and studio matter to the canvas and the panel. There are some further minor accretions. This excepting the work appears to be in very good overall condition.
Inspection under ultra violet light reveals two small areas of fluorescence in the canvas, in keeping with the Artist's intentions.
The work is held behind perspex within a painted wooden frame.
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