Colours: The colours are fairly accurate in the catalogue illustration, although the paper tone is slightly warmer in the original. The catalogue illustration has cropped the bottom edge, including the signature, by approximately 1.5cm.
Condition: This work is in good condition. Executed on crem wove paper and hinged to the backing board in all four corners on the reverse. There is an extremely faint handling mark towards the bottom right corner and a further few above the wrench. There are a few very light handling creases scattered in places throughout the composition. There is a very light diagonal crease towards the upper right of the composition. "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."