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The Shipwrecked

Robert Stigell
1898

Helsinki /  Haaksirikkoiset   Helsinki /  Haaksirikkoiset

Description

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.

Signature

Rob. Stigell 1897
E. GRUET Jne Fondeurs / Paris

Annotation

The work does not depict a particular shipwreck nor is it historical.

Sculptor

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Location (N 60°9'42" - E 24°57'19")

Item Code: fi127; Photograph: 1 July 2013
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