Ikeda Tsugumasa (1702-1776) was a feudal lord of the mid-Edo period. He was the third generation of the Ikeda family, lords of the Bizen Okayama domain. His first name was Hokyo. His family name was Kuzan. In 1714, he became lord of the Okayama domain upon the death of his father, Tsunamasa. He ruled the domain for about 40 years. During the reign of Tsugumasa, the period from Kyoho to Meiwa was a time of frequent revolts throughout the country, but he was able to grasp the people’s sentiments and maintain public order through good governance.
Tsugumasa was also an excellent writer, and studied painting in the Kano school.