Philadelphia Museum of Art - Collections Object : Bird on Branch

Bird on Branch

Miyamoto Musashi (Niten), Japanese, 1584 - 1645

Made in Japan, Asia

Edo Period (1615-1868)


Ink on paper; mounted as a hanging scroll

Painting: 37 13/16 x 10 11/16 inches (96 x 27.1 cm) Mount: 65 x 13 inches (165.1 x 33 cm)

Curatorial Department:
East Asian Art

* Gallery 242, Asian Art, second floor

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Credit Line:
Purchased with the Fiske Kimball Fund and the Marie Kimball Fund, 1968

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