Colours: The colours in the catalogue illustration are fairly accurate, although the paper tone is warmer in the original.
Condition: This work is in good condition. Executed on white wove paper and securely hinged in the top two corners. There is slight undulation to the paper. There is discolouration along the extreme edges notably to the extreme left edge. There is a tiny media accretion to the left of upper right quadrant and a further tiny media accretion towards the centre bottom of the top left quadrant. There are very faint handling marks towards the bottom edge of the composition, visible only upon close inspection.
"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."