Loplop Introduces (Facilité) by Max Ernst

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

Details

Medium:
Collage & pencil on paper
Dimensions:
65 x 119 cm
Art Fund grant:
£12,500 ( Total: £91,667)
Acquired in:
1994
Vendor:
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.

Provenance

Acquired from Ernest by Erno Goldfinger; by descent.

Venue details

2 Willow Road 2 Willow Road, Hampstead, London NW3 1TH 020 7435 6166 www.nationaltrust.org.uk/2willowroad

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £6.50)

2 Mar – 1 Nov

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

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