Cristina Vila Bea
Jul 30, 2015
Carved by Eusebio Learreta, maternal grandfather of Cristina Vila Bea, during the Spanish civil war. Eusebio was a carpenter by trade, and a Republican. He was born in Mundaka (Vizcaya, Spain) and died in Liverpool in 1965.
Date of creation:
During the Spanish Civil War, 1936-39.
The carving shows a man in white holding a Basque flag, flanked by four crouching men, also dressed in white. There are four carved and painted squares along the top and bottom of the carving.