Goldberg, Rube. 1883-1970. Original drawing on board by Vincent Zito, being a large caricature of Goldberg,

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Lot 190
Goldberg, Rube. 1883-1970.
Original drawing on board by Vincent Zito, being a large caricature of Goldberg,

US$ 1,000 - 1,500
£ 790 - 1,200
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Fine Books and Manuscripts

13 Jun 2019, 13:00 EDT

New York

Goldberg, Rube. 1883-1970.
Original drawing on board by Vincent Zito, being a large caricature of Goldberg, 508 x 762 mm, created for the Circus Saints and Sinners Club of America, 1936, signed ("Rube Goldberg"), also signed by over 100 other event attendees, some wear to board, smudging.

The Circus Saints and Sinners Club of America is a national charitable organization. Their Club hosted a series of "Fall Guy" roasts in which the honoree's portrait was drawn and then signed by him, the artist, and the other attendees. Artist Rube Goldberg, famed for his madcap inventions, was the "Fall Guy" on November 25, 1936, the night he received this portrait by popular 1930s caricaturist Vincent Zito.

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