Colour: The colour in the catalogue illustration is fairly accurate, although the orange tones are deeper and richer and the greens are brighter and richer in the original.
This work is in very good condition. Close inspection reveals some nicks, chips, scratches and media accretions to the artist's frame. Close inspection reveals some surface dirt that has adhered to the inside of the glass, most noticeably towards the front of the train. Extremely close inspection reveals some minute specks of loss in isolated places to the painted background. No restoration is apparent when examined under ultraviolet 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."