The colours in the catalogue illustration are fairly accurate, although the paper tone tends more towards a soft cream in the original.
This work is in very good condition. The sheet is attached verso to the mount in several places. There are a few light handling marks and creases towards the edges, all of which are in keeping with the artists working process. Extremely close inspection reveals a few tiny scattered and unobtrusive media accretion in places. "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."