Igarashi Shinsai (五十嵐信斎)

Shinsai IGARASHI (date of birth and death unknown) was a lacquer artist in the Muromachi period.
He was a Makieshi (gold lacquer master)
He was the founder of the Igarashi school.

He served Yoshimasa ASHIKAGA, and applied makie (Japanese lacquer sprinkled with gold or silver powder) to various furnishings referred to as Higashiyama gyomotsu (things, such as paintings, tea utensils, flower vases, collected by Yoshimasa ASHIKAGA, the eighth shogun of the Muromachi bakufu).