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.


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.

Venue details

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

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £6.50)

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