(雲溪永怡; fl. first half of 16th century)
Muromachi period, before 1535
Hanging scroll; ink on paper
23.7 x 27.6 cm (9 3/8 x 10 7/8 in.)
by Daiko Shōkaku (d. 1535)
To the lush woods, good for nesting, birds return. / Reposing on a branch, they cuddle through the night. / The phoenix remains above the blue clouds. / Feathery wings take it to great heights which, however, are not fit for dwelling.
Composed by Son’an
太虛（朱文器形印） (relief, vessel shape)