Loplop is a bird-like figure which recurs in Ernst's work and is often seen to represent the artist's other self.

A picture within a picture, Loplop is seen as a disembodied head and tail within connecting geometric lines. Within this, he is more graphically illustrated and given rather elaborate wings and feet.


Acquired from Ernest by Erno Goldfinger; by descent.

2 Willow Road

Hampstead, London, NW3 1TH
020 7435 6166

Opening times

1 Mar – 5 Nov

Wed – Sun, 11am – 2pm entry by guided tour only (every hour on the hour, places allocated at the door), 3 – 5pm independent viewing, last entry 4.30pm

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