Through the Peel of the Orange 1982 [W/P]

Alternate title: Icons
Synthetic polymer paint on paper, 78.8 x 54.2
signed and dated [l.r.: ‘Howard Arkley 82’]
Coll.: unknown

First shown at Tolarno 10/83 as Icons (identified via Monash Visual Arts slide taken at the Tolarno show). Subsequently exhibited and auctioned as Through the Peel of the Orange.


  • P/C Melb. (thus in Monash gallery files re 1991 exh.)
  • auctioned by Deutscher-Menzies, Melb., 4 June 2003, lot 167 (ill., details as above; est.$8-10,000; sold for $7,000+)
  • auctioned by Deutscher-Menzies, Sydney, 14 June 2006, lot 78 (ill., title etc. as above; size given as 81.5 x 56.5; est.$10-15,000; sold for $9,500+)


  • HA Tolarno 10/83, cat.13 (as Icons)
  • Deutscher Gertrude Street 10/88 (Australian Art Post-1960’): as Through the Peel of the Orange 1982