Boss Fella Gone Away, Lookin' After Mrs

Original Oil Painting on Canvas

By Helen Norton

92 x 122 cm

1992 Beasts and Beauties

The station owners wife was often left alone for many months while the men were our mustering.  The Aboriginal women here take care of this ailing, lonely lady with their own way of doing things. The women of the outback, with their natural compassion had better understanding of each other than the constantly power driven men.