Utagawa Kuniyoshi, The Former Emperor [Sutoku] from Sanuki Sends His Retainers to Rescue Tametomo (Sanuki no in kenzoku o shite Tametomo o sukuu zu), about 1851–52

A triptych woodblock print of a large sea monster attacking a small boat with three passengers while about nine angel-like figurers try to help the passengers in crisis.

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper. William Sturgis Bigelow Collection.