The colours in the catalogue illustration are fairly accurate, although there are fewer magenta undertones in the original. The catalogue illustration fails to convey the texture of the leaf.
This work is in very good condition. All collaged elements are stable. There are a number of media accretions and short scratches and some glue residue in places throughout, all of which are in likely in keeping with artist's working process. Further inspection reveals some minute scratches to the artist's frame. "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."