Colours: The colours are fairly accurate in the catalogue illustration, although the overall tonality is brighter and more vibrant with the blue-white background tending more towards a warm ivory in the original.
Condition: This work is in very good condition. There is extremely light wear to the bottom two and top left outer corners and a loose thread to the tip of the top right hand corner. There is extremely light wear in places along the left overturn edge. There are two tiny brown media stains towards the top left hand corner. There is a very faint rub mark towards the centre of the extreme right hand edge in the upper section of the work. "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."