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.
Boatman by Hasui --- Hasui was a prominent Japanese painter in the late 1800's and early 1900's. His paintings were mostly of rural life and landscapes in traditional oil and watercolor paint. However, he also created a large body of woodblock prints and is best known in the West as one of the greatest artists of the new print movement which was a revitalization of ancient woodblock prints.