Did you ever wish you could be a mermaid, even for a day? Sebastian may have been right when he said “Darling it’s better, down where it’s wetter…. Under the sea.” Ponder the magic of the ocean and siren serenades with these mermaid pieces from our collection.
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“Mermaid in a Pool with Goldfish,” around 1904, by Franz Hein
“Mermaid,” around 1896, by Edvard Munch
“Siren with a Sea Horse,” around 1580–1610, by Giovanni Andrea Maglioli
“Mermaid,” around 1933, by Franz Xavier Zirnkilton
“Tile: Mermaid with Child,” around 1650–80, Netherlands
I’ve had a weird obsession with mermaids since birth. This is my ode to them.
“ The Mermaid Parade – June 16, 2018 “ … Poster by Sarah Beetson
“ The Kiss “
From Yarns of an Old Mariner by Mary Cowden Clarke and illustrated by George Cruikshank, 1800.
“ The Sailor’s Family “