The colour in the catalogue illustration is fairly accurate, although the overall tonality is much light, brighter and cooler in the original.
This work is in very good condition. The sheet is attached verso to the backing board in numerous places and undulates slightly. All four edges are deckled. There are artist's pinholes to all four corners, with associated rubbing to the upper left corner. Very close inspection reveals some minute spots of paper skinning to the extreme right hand edge. 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."