The sheet is secured to the mount with two tabs of adhesive tape along the upper edge. There is a diagonal crease in the upper left corner. The right hand edge is slightly unevenly cut. There is some rounding to the extreme corners. There are some very minor nicks to the extreme edges, only visible upon close inspection and not visible in the present mount. There is some possible foxing to the centre of the sheet, at the figure's waist. There is some light staining at the lower edge. The sheet is slightly time stained. There is some light surface dirt. This excepting the work appears to be in very good overall condition.
The sheet is window mounted and held behind glass in a simple gilt 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."