John William Waterhouse Mariana in the South print. Oil painting on Canvas from 1897. English painter John William Waterhouse frequently depicted scenes from the works of William Shakespeare. This painting captures the character Mariana from Measure for Measure fixing her long brown hair as she kneels in front of the mirror. The girl wears a purple dress with a long flowing white skirt. A great gift for fans of J.W. Waterhouse, the Pre-Raphaelites, Shakespeare, and English Romantic art.