Great Art: Thor Battering the Midgard Serpent by Henry Fuseli (Interpretation and Analysis)

Thor Battling the Midgard Serpent
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Throughout history, many artists have set out to create shocking or dramatic scenes. However, few of them achieve this goal as successfully as Swiss artist Henry Fuseli. In fact, drama is the bread and butter of Fuseli’s oeuvre. His work is extreme and theatrical, capturing moments of horror, pain, and intense human emotion on his…