The colours in the printed catalogue are fairly accurate, although the overall tonality is brighter and more vibrant in the original
This work is in very good condition.Close inspection reveals some frame rubbing to the extreme outer edges. Further very close inspection reveals a few unobtrusive drying cracks to some of the white dots, with some associated specks of loss towards the centre of the composition, and a minute and unobtrusive speck of media towards the centre of the left edge. No restoration is apparent when examined under ultraviolet light. "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."