The sheet has been adhered to the mounting card at each corner. There is a small loss to the extreme lower left corner. The upper edge of the sheet is serrated as the sheet has been removed from a sketchbook. The left, lower and right edges are unevenly cut. The sheet undulates slightly in places. There is some craquelure to the thicker areas of gouache towards the right edge. There are two raised areas of pigment at the centre of the right edge, and these have been slightly rubbed. There are some faint creases to the sheet. The sheet is slightly time stained. There is some minor surface dirt throughout. This excepting the work appears to be in very good overall condition.
The sheet is held behind glass in a simple, stained 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."