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IMAGE number
MGN169950
Title
Thor Catching the Midgard Serpent, from 'Melsted's Edda' (pen & ink and w/c on paper)
Artist
Icelandic School, (18th century) / Icelandic
Location
Arni Magnusson Institute, Reykjavik, Iceland
Medium
pen & ink and watercolour on paper
Description
sea monster which is offspring of Loki and is slain by Thor at Ragnarok; paper copy of Snorra Edda (The Prose Edda); written and illustrated by an Icelandic farmer;
Photo credit
© Arni Magnusson Institute / Bridgeman Images
Keywords
snake / snakes / serpent / reptile / animal / animals / wildlife / nordic mythology / boat / snake / mythological figures and episodes / tongue / illuminated manuscript / canoe / hammer / melsted / killing / deity / illumination / god of thunder / norse / Painting / Mzpainting
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