In this study of bush peonies, Ishibashi has redrawn the shape of the blossom and its leaves several times, working towards an overall composition that he is satisfied with. The two dots and rough square beneath are an indication of where the signature and artist’s seal would be placed.


  • Title: Preparatory sketch
  • Creator: Ishibashi Kazunori
  • Location Created: Asia: Eastern Asia: Japan
  • Physical Dimensions: Overall: 373 mm x 286 mm
  • Rights: Copyright of National Museums Liverpool
  • Medium: Paper Plant; Ink

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