Colours: The colours in the catalogue illustration are fairly accurate, although there is greater contrast in the original with a brighter black and white tonality.
Condition: This work is in very good condition. There are handling marks at the top left hand corner and at the centre of the left and right hand edges. There are some very faint spots of staining to the border beneath the imageand there is a very small spot of wear to the lower left hand corner tip. "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."