Yoshida Hiroshi - Japanese painter and woodblock printmaker. The use of naturalistic light, colored lines, soft colors, deep space are artistic (shin-hanga style) innovations that break with the ukiyo-e tradition
This piece feels really calming to me. The solitary blue melds well with the soft black and white of the rest of the piece. Even the woman's mouth echoes the tranquil rhythm of the clouds above. The symmetry of the piece adds to the overall peaceful vibe.