Compared to the colours in the catalogue illustration, the overall tonality is brighter and more vibrant and richer in the original. Please note that most of the prints contain fluorescent colours, which cannot be fully reproduced in the catalogue illustration.
This set is in very good condition. The full sheets printed to the edges. Very pale paper discoloration in the unprinted areas. Very pale paper discoloration along extreme edges of sheets verso. Occasional minor handling creases.
F. & S. II.92 with a short nick at extreme right edge of sheet (circa 6mm), a very fine short horizontal crease to left of nostril (circa 10mm), a horizontal broken crease along extreme lower edge of sheet at right (circa 11cm), a fine vertical hairline crease at upper left in horizontal background with the pigment very slightly lifted (circa 2cm).
F. & S. II.94 with a diagonal fine hairline crease in upper right background (circa 16cm) with the pigment very slightly lifted in this area, a vertical fine hairline crease at lower left in green (circa 3.5cm) with pigment lifting slightly at top of crease.
F. & S. II.95 with two short horizontal broken creases (circa 5mm each) to left of nostril.
F. & S. II.96 signed twice verso, in blue and black ballpoint pen.
F. & S. II.99 with two short horizontal broken creases (circa 5mm each) to left of nostril. "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."