Colour: The colour in the catalogue illustration is fairly accurate, although the overall tonality is slightly brighter and more vibrant in the original.
This work is in very good condition. The sheet is hinged verso to the backing board in numerous places and undulates slightly. Extremely close inspection reveals some faint drying cracks in isolated places and some minute nicks in isolated places along each horizontal edge. Further extremely close inspection reveals three minute dogears; one to each extreme upper corner tip and one to the lower left hand corner tip. Very close inspection reveals a very short and unobtrusive crease to the centre right of the composition and a faint rub mark to the lower centre of the left edge. "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."