Please note that the work has been restretched following instructions from the Comite Alain Jacquet and the new dimensions of the work are 177,5 x 195 cm.
The backgroung tends more towards yellow in the original work compared to the catalogue illustration.
The woks are stapled on the side to the stretcher.
Under close inspection some light cracks on the laid down papers are visible along the edges near the rims and at the extremities of each corners.
Three cracks restoration are visible under very close inspection :
-in the left panel located at 20 cm from the left edge-100 cm from the lower edge and 7 cm from the left edge-55 cm from the lower edge.
-in the right panel at 46 cm from the left edge and 55 cm from the lower edge. "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."