Nocturne in Black and Gold: The Falling Rocket

James Abbot McNeill Whistler (1834–1903)

c. 1875

Oil on panel

23.7 × 18.3 inches (60.3 × 46.4 cm)

Collection: Detroit Institute of the Arts number 46.309

Provenance: Artist sold to Samuel Untermyer, New York, 1892; Untermyer family's sale, Parke-Bernet, New York, May 10, 1940, lot 29. Charles Sessler, Knoedler, New York. Scott and Fowles, New York, 1946 Acquired in 1946.

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