Colour: The colours in the catalogue illustration are fairly accurate, although the overall tonality is warmer and more vibrant in the original.
Condition: This work is in very good condition. Unexamined out of frame. There is light undulation predominantly to the top two corners. There is a very faint handling mark to the upper centre of the left extreme edge. There are some isolated specks of dust to the top left hand corner. There are three pin sized fly spots towards the centre of the composition. There is a very faint run mark to the top centre of the lower left quadrant. There are areas of discolouration to the bottom edge, notably towards the left hand black circle to the centre right, and a light water mark to the bottom right hand corner. "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."