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Sigurd_and_Fafnir_Hermann Hendrich, 1906.jpg
Painting of Sigurd and the dragon Fafnir by German painter Hermann Hendrich, part of his series based on scenes from Wagner's Der Ring des Nibelungen. Oil on canvass.

The story of Sigurd and Fafnir told in Volsunga saga was a popular one in Scandinavia and appears in many places. This carving shows Sigurd rushing to attack the dragon Fafnir
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