Executed on board. There is minor wear and minor splintering to the edges and corners of the board with minor associated surface loss in places. The largest area of loss is along the left hand framing edge and measures approximately 20mm high and 5mm wide. Very minor skinning of the paint surface in places.There is white and green paint to the reverse of the work along with what look to be scratches or minor gauge marks along the edges of the reverse of the board.
UV Light Report:
Inspection under UV light shows no signs of restoration or repair.
This work is framed.
Further enquiries: Please telephone the department on +44 (0) 2072936323 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."