Colours: The colours in the catalogue illustration are fairly accurate, although the bag tends more towards ochre in the original.
Condition: This work is in good condition. There are rub marks to the four overlaps and light handling marks at the extreme edges. There is a very faint rub mark towards the upper left hand corner. There is a further rub mark to the centre of the lower left hand quadrant. There are some media marks to the centre of the composition and faint impact marks at the centre of the lower left quadrant. There is a media accretion on the extreme upper edge approximately 30cm. from the left corner tip. No restoration is apparent under ultra-violet light. "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."