Colour: The colours in the catalogue illustration are fairly accurate, although the sheep are generally lighter in tone.
Condition: These works are in very good condition. All five sheep show signs of weathering, light oxidation to the bronze feet and general surface dirt consistent with previous display outside, as per the original intentions of the artist. There are three small holes in the epoxy stone to edition no. 76/250: one measuring approx. 7mm just above the right ear, another to the lower front measuring approx. 1cm and a third smaller hole just below this which adjoins a short crack. There are three cracks in the epoxy stone to edition no. 74/250: two just below the head measuring approx. 6cm, and another short crack of approx. 4cm below the right ear. "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."