Peter Stuyvesant Collection, Netherlands (acquired directly from the artist in 1982) Sale: Sotheby's Amsterdam, The BAT Artventure Collection, 8 March 2010, Lot 120 Acquired directly from the above by the present owner
The colours in the catalogue illustration are fairly accurate although the overall tonality is brighter and more vibrant in the original.
Close inspection reveals a few isolated hairline scratches and tiny nicks in places, with associated specks of paint loss. There are a few unobtrusive handling marks in places, notably to the light blue pigment, and a small number of minute media accretions towards the centre of the roof. There are a few small impacts to the extreme lower edge. "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."