Colours: The colours in the catalogue illustration are fairly accurate.
Condition: This work is in very good condition. There is minor wear to all four corners. There are several small losses along all four extreme edges in places. There are two artist's pin holes at the top left and right hand corner. There is a small area of surface dirt toward the upper right hand corner. There is a small handling mark on the left extreme edge approximately 15cm. up from the left bottom hand corner. There is a further very faint handling mark towards the centre of the bottom edge. All other surface irregularities are inherent to the artist's choice of medium.
"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."