Colour: The colours in the catalogue illustration are fairly accurate, although they are lighter and more vibrant in the original.
i. This work is in very good condition. Extremely close inspection reveals a few minute hairline cracks towards the lower right edge. Inspection under ultra violet light reveals a few small spots of fluorescence to the outer edges, which have been inpainted by the artist.
ii. This work is in very good condition. Inspection in raking light reveals networks of thin hairline cracks towards the upper right quadrant and towards the lower left corner. Further close inspection reveals some thin hairline cracks running intermittently in places along the edges. Inspection under ultra violet light reveals a few small spots of fluorescence to the outer edges which have been inpainted by the artist. "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."