Yoshida Hiroshi (1876 - 1950) Japanese painter and woodblock printmaker. The use of naturalistic light, colored lines, soft colors, 3-dimensionality, deep space are artistic (shin-hanga style) innovations that break with the ukiyo-e tradition
1937. Kawase Hasui 1937 (1833-1957) was a prominent Japanese painter of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and one of the chief printmakers in the shin-hanga ("new prints") movement. In the West, Kawase is mainly known as a Japanese woodblock printmaker. He and Hiroshi Yoshida are widely regarded as two of the greatest artists of the shin-hanga style, and are known especially for their landscape prints.