Pissarro, The Descent of Ishtar

The Descent of Ishtar, by Diana White.
Hammersmith: Eragny Press, 1903. (10475)

This Eragny Press book was produced in collaboration with Diana White, a gifted translator and painter who was a longtime friend of the Pissarros. According to the book’s colophon, the exhibited frontispiece was “designed by Diana White & engraved on the wood by Esther Pissarro. The double border and initial letters were designed by Lucien Pissarro and engraved by Esther Pissarro.”

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