The sheet is fully laid down to a supportive sheet. This sheet is in turn secured to the mount with two tabs of adhesive tape at the upper edge. The sheet undulates slightly in places, in keeping with the Artist's materials and working methods. There are small, scattered flecks of water staining to the sheet, in keeping with the Artist's working methods and materials. Some of the pigments may be very slightly faded. There are some minor accretions and other instances of studio matter. This excepting the work appears to be in excellent overall condition.
The sheet is window mounted and held behind glass in a simple wooden frame.
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