Signed: konomi ni makasete Toyokuni ga
"to my own taste, Toyokuni drew this picture"
Publisher: Enshūya Hikobei
(Marks 055 - seal not listed)
Censor seals: Hama and Magome
Waseda University identifies the figures in this triptych in the water as: (on the left panel) Ichikawa Saruzō I, Bandō Shuka I, Nakamura Kanjūrō I, and Arashi Otokichi; (middle panel) Ichikawa Danjjūrō VIII, Bandō Takesaburō I, Iwai Kumesaburōo III, Ichikawa Hirogorō, and Arashi Kangorō; (right panel) Nakayama Bungorō II. .
The figures of the swimmers are themselves the kabuki actors listed above.