The pink and green tones are much brighter and more vibrant and the grey tones are deeper and richer in the original. The blue stripe in the lower right quadrant tends more towards teal in the original. Please refer to the online catalogue for a more accurate representation of the colours in this work.
This work is in very good condition. Extremely close inspection reveals a minute spot of extremely fine drying cracks to the area of grey pigment to the centre left of the composition. No restoration is apparent when examined under ultra violet 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."