Colour: The colour in the catalogue illustration is fairly accurate, although the overall tonality is slightly cooler in the original.
This work is in very good condition. There is an artist pinhole towards the lower centre of the extreme left hand edge. Very close inspection reveals some light and unobtrusive frame rubbing along the edges with some associated very light discolouration. There is some very light wear to the extreme outer edges and corner tips. Extremely close inspection reveals a thin and faint superficial scratch towards the lower left corner and some light and unobtrusive creasing in intermittent places towards the centre left of the upper edge and very short and faint crease in the lower centre of the composition. "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."