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Genre: modern prints (shin hanga - 新版画)

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"Shin-hanga (new prints): Japanese prints of the twentieth century made by the traditional system, centered on the publisher who commissioned designs from artists, then employed professional carvers and printers to make fine prints. The term was coined in 1915 by Watanabe."

Quoted from: Shin-Hanga: New Prints in Modern Japan, Kendall H. Brown and Hollis Goodall-Cristante, Los Angeles Country Museum of Art with the University of Washington Press, p. 9.