The sheet appears to be adhered to the mount at each corner with adhesive tabs and is not fully laid down. There is one pinhole at each corner. There is a small tear to the extreme left edge, just above centre with a small number of further more minor tears, creasing and handling marks to all four corners and to the extreme upper edge, with one or two instances to the extreme right and lower edges. There are few flecks of foxing to the sheet and a small number of flecks of minor staining, matter and detritus. There is light surface dirt and possible light time staining to the sheet. This excepting, the work appears in good overall condition.
The work is float 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."