The collaged elements appear to be securely adhered to the backing. There are a couple of small punctures to the backing card. There is some light creasing and paint loss to some of the collaged elements. There is evidence of foxing throughout. There is some cracking and some tiny flecks of loss to some of the thicker areas of goauche. There is some creasing and rounding to the corners. There are some light scratches and some surface dirt and studio matter in places. This excepting the work appears to be good overall condition.
The work is window mounted and held behind glass in a simple 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."