The sheet has discoloured in line with age. The left and bottom edges are deckled. There are pinholes in the top left corner. Some faint creasing can be seen running across the figure's head with some associated minor losses. Minor creasing is visible elsewhere. Scattered surface abrasions and scratches with minor associated paint loss can be seen throughout the figure. The silver paint has slightly degraded. There is a light layer of surface dirt, mount staining along the edges and the odd spot of foxing. The sheet has been adhered to the mount along all four edges. Held behind plexiglass and framed.
Condition 9 of the Conditions of Business for Buyers (Studio Sale) is not applicable to this lot.
"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."