To the unaided eye, this piece appears to be in very good condition. Inspection under ultraviolet light reveals normal fluorescence of the artist's pigments and no signs of restoration. The piece is framed in a rustic wood frame with a gold interior rim, a linen liner and gold fillet. The frame is in good condition, showing normal signs of wear. Verso: [handwritten on back of panel] 75021- The Sheep Shearers Ray Swanson '75 All rights Reserved by Artist.