Colours: Colours: The colours in the catalogue illustration are fairly accurate, although the overall tonality is brighter and more vibrant in the original.
Condition: This work is in very good condition. There is a small chip to the longest tip of the figure's hair with associated paint loss and a further tiny chip at the bottom of the fugure's neck. There are two rub marks; one above the left and one above the right of the figure's ear. There are further small rub marks above both ears and a minute rub mark to the right of the figure's mouth. There is a small green media accretion towards the crown of the figure's head and a further very faint rub mark next to this. There is a tiny amount of paint loss to the very tip of the figure's nose. "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."