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Rube Goldberg

Rube Goldberg

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Rube Goldberg

Pulitzer Prize–winning American cartoonist (1883–1970) best known for his drawings of imaginative, exuberantly elaborate contraptions “invented” to accomplish the simplest of tasks. Original artwork for a one-panel political cartoon captioned “Let’s be like the Republicans and select the best candidate among us,” featuring a multitude of Harry S. Trumans and a donkey watching television, ink and crayon on a heavy textured off-white sheet, 10 x 15, June 24, 1948, signed at lower left “Rube Goldberg.” Mild scattered soiling and a few light stains (mostly confined to margins and easily matted out), otherwise fine condition. RRAuction COA.

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  • Dates: #341 - Ended January 14, 2009