Colours: The colours in the catalogue illustration are fairly accurate, although the overall tonality is brighter and more vibrant in the original, with the yellow tending more towards a warmer orange in the original.
Condition: The left canvas is in very good condition. There is very slight wear to the top left and lower corner tips with associated paint loss. There is a faint rub mark towards the lower right hand corner.
The right canvas is in very good condition. There is slight wear to the lower left and right corner tips. There are several very faint rub marks at the lower edge towards the left hand corner. No restoration is apparent on either canvas 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."