Traditional Japanese scrolled painting on silk of a nightingale perched on the branch of a blossoming plum tree. Pine branches are in the background. This style of painting, executed in the Japanese taste, typically hangs in a tokonoma during the spring season. Lacquered scroll ends. Showa period (circa 1930s). Very good, clean overall condition. Signed in ink and with the artist's red seal at the lower right. The scroll measures about 80" long by 21 3/4" wide (painting about 46 1/2" long by 16 1/4" wide). This painting is from a Japanese collection.