Untitled [Christie’s] 1976 [W/P]

Synthetic polymer paint and ink on paper, 15.3 x 23

signed and dated [l.r.: ‘Howard Arkley 76’ – acc.to Christie’s]

Coll.: unknown

This drawing, auctioned in 2000, seems to lack a reliable provenance dating from before the artist’s death. However, it appears to be a typical early work on paper; for a related canvas, see Untitled [‘Abstract’] 1976.

= ‘White’ W/P cat.no.97 [previous no.90]


  • auctioned by Christie’s, Sydney, 13 Aug.2000, lot 35 (ill.; details as above; no earlier history provided): est.$2-3,000; sold for $7,050 (according to Craig 2003; but not sold, according to AASD)