A festival of artworks – including works by some by Australia’s most recognised and cherished female artists – will be offered for sale on Wednesday, 25 March at 6pm.

The Adelaide Festival of Arts Art Auction focusses on Australian artists, 1900 – present day, with particular emphasis on Australian female artists, including works by Marie Tuck, Ruth Tuck, Penny Dowie, Margaret Rhodes, Megan Roodenrys, Aileen Brown, Barbara Hanrahan, Eileen Mayo, Ingrid Erns, Ethleen Palmer, Lidia Groblicka, Lisette Kohlhagen, Lesbia Thorpe, Eva Kubbos, and Margarita Stipnieks.

Major works on offer include Marie Tuck’s Confidences – A Brittany Interior, oil, which is estimated to sell between $7,500 – $10,000. Other offerings include:

A major oil painting by Pro Hart, Dragonfly and Ants, estimate $10,000 – $15,000
A large Lawrence Daws, Red Landscape, oil, estimate $2,000 – $3,000
David Dridan’s Scorched Landscape, oil measuring 121 x 180 cm, estimate $1,000 – $2,000,
An early Horace Trenerry, A Wet Day, Rundle Street, estimate $6,000 – $8,000.
An important Rex Wood oil on board, Portuguese Fishing Boats, is a highlight among more than 100 affordable paintings and works on paper (estimates $50 – $1,000), which is a feature of the Adelaide Art sales.

All items are available to view online at or can be inspected at 46 First Street, Brompton, from Tuesday 24 March 10am – 4pm and the day of sale from 10am – 4pm.

Enquiries James Bruce 0417 834 455 or [email protected].