The colour in the catalogue illustration is fairly accurate although overall tonality is slightly warmer in the original.
This work is in very good condition. The cardboard is irregularly cut, and there are associated tears along the edges. There are some nicks, and creases in places along the edges, most of which are likely to be original. There are a number of superficial, faint rub marks and scratches in places, which are likely to be in keeping with the artist's working process. There is a horizontal crease to the figure's left hand boot. "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."