- Masamune Date
- A Message to Mizuno Katsunari
- With mounting
- ink on paper
- stylized signature "政宗" on the low left
Mizuno Katsunari(1564～1651), a Japanese samurai daimyō of the late Sengoku and early Edo periods.
His father, Mizuno Tadashige was the cousin of Tokugawa Ieyasu.
Served Ieyasu as great vassals, Katsunari became the originator of the Mizuno family of the Bingo-Fukuyama Domain in Bingo Province and the Yuki Domain in Shimosa Province.