Colours: The colours in the catalogue illustration are fairly accurate, although the overall tonality is brighter and more vibrant in the original, with the arms of the figure in the foreground tending more towards a deep flesh tone.
Condition: This work is in good condition. There is minor wear to all four corner tips. There is minor wear in places along to all four extreme edges. There are several rub marks scattered throughout the composition visible in raking light. There are superficial handling marks along all four edges. "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."