Sculpture depicting a shipwrecked family. The father, the central figure in the group, holds a small child in his arms and is calling for help. He is waving a scarf and looking towards their rescuers. Another child, a small boy, is stuck in what remains of the ship. The mother has collapsed and is lying on the raft.
Rob. Stigell 1897 E. GRUET Jne Fondeurs / Paris
The work does not depict a particular shipwreck nor is it historical.
Robert Stigell (Suomenlinna 1852 - 1907),