"Jenny Greenteeth", of the Cumbrian Lakes.

 

 

 

Oil on Canvas. 20" x 16".

There is a legend of an evil fresh-water mermaid living in the land of the lakes in North-West England. The legend says that she appears to men before enticing them in to cold and watery graves. 

( Perhaps we should never under-estimate the powers of the human imagination. It can be a very fertile and extraordinary thing. Are we not capable of believing in almost anything, if we try hard enough.  )