The colour in the printed catalogue is fairly accurate, although the overall tonality is deeper and richer in the original.
This work is in very good condition. The sheet is laid down on canvas and undulates slightly. Close inspection reveals artist pinholes, staple holes and perforations to all four corners. There are nicks and tears to all four corners and edges which is in keeping with the artist's choice of found media. Some of the impasto peaks on the white paint are pressed and have associated media accretions which are likely to be original. All other surface irregularities are likely to be original and in keeping with the artist's choice of media. "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."