Colour: The colours in the catalogue illustration are fairly accurate, although the white is lighter in the original and the colours are brighter and more vibrant in the original.
Condition: This work is in very good condition. Close inspection reveals three small handling marks towards the lower left edge. There are two patches of drying cracks towards the upper right corner which appear to be original. Close inspection reveals a small number of cracks in isolated places to the thicker impasto, and there are some tiny paint loses to the extreme impasto peaks. 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."