A Mermaid - A Mermaid

The Mermaid ( A Mermaid , 1900)

The painting A Mermaid (also known as A Mermaid or The Mermaid in German ) is a painting by the British painter John William Waterhouse and was painted around 1900 as a 98 × 67 cm oil painting on canvas . It's part of Victorian art . The painting served as an exam piece at the Royal Academy of Arts in London , where it is still on display today.