Please note that measurements in inches are incomplete in the printed catalogue and should read 57 1/4 x 37 1/2 in.
The canvas is lined. There is no evidence of fluorescence under UV light. A close inspection reveals a tiny paint loss towards the centre of the left edge. There is also a 3cm diagonal crack in the upper right corner and a 3cm crack running horizontally from the centre of the right edge. Apart from a 1cm scratch in the blue pigment below the centre of the composition this work is in good condition. "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."