This painting is in very good condition. Closer inspection under ultraviolet light reveals normal fluorescence of artist's pigments, and no signs of restoration. The piece is framed in a carved ustic grey with a linen liner and a gold inner liner. The frame is in good condition with normal wear. Brass plate: Gathering for the Trade, Russ Vickers. Verso: Inscribed in artist’s hand: Gathering for the Trade ’81 Russ Vickers. All reproduction rights reserved by the artist. Label: previous Altermann Galleries label.