Colours: The colours in the catalogue illustration are fairly accurate, although the grey is darker with less green undertones in the original.
Condition: This work is in good condition. There are a few faint rub marks on the figure's arm in the top right quadrant and a further rub mark in the centre of the figure's forehead. There is another rub mark in the left centre of the bottom right quadrant. There is a large area of very faint discolouration towards the centre left edge, partly visible in the catalogue illustration. There is a further patch of similar discolouration in the botton left corner. 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."