Loplop is a bird-like figure which recurs in Ernst's work and is often seen to represent the artist's other self.
Loplop Introduces (Facilité) by Max Ernst, 1931
© ADAGP, Paris and DACS, London 2007
- Collage & pencil on paper
- 65 x 119 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £12,500 ( Total: £91,667)
- Acquired in:
- Goldfinger family
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.
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