Hiroshi Yoshida (1876-1950) a leading figure in Japanese printmaking. Hiroshi won number of prizes for his exhibitions. After being introduced with Watanabe Shozaburo who owned a print store in Tokyo, Hiroshi began painting woodblock prints (first ever made). This artist used to travel to many places all over the world, and it is seen on the woodblock prints various of landscapes from his travel. Altough his roots were in Japanese old traditions, he merged both worlds to something new and fascinating. He died before he could put his dreams into reality with finishing his series he made 'One Hundred Views of the World'.