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Robert Juniper, St Xavier's Thorn and a Fetish
Robert Juniper, <em>St Xavier's Thorn and a Fetish</em>
Robert Juniper, St Xavier's Thorn and a Fetish, 1954
This painting was produced at the beginning of Robert Juniper's career and is the earliest work by the artist in The University of Western Australia Art Collection. It demonstrates Juniper's interest in modern English and French painting, and won the Western Australian section of the 1954 Perth Prize for Contemporary Art.

Oil on board, 54 x 74 cm
The University of Western Australia Art Collection, gift of Dr and Mrs R. K. Constable, 1985

Caption: Sally Quin
Photo: Robert Frith, Acorn Photo Agency