Rube Goldberg Works Online
Categorized & Annotated
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C. NEW!Art Market:
Figge Art Museum, Davenport, Iowa
North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh
Princeton University, New Jersey
Image from the Princeton Library cartoon collection
Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey
Williams College Museum of Art, Massachusetts
Professor Butts goes over Niagra falls in a collapsible ash-can...
National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:
Smithsonian American Art Museum National Art Inventories
List of works nationwide from two sources: the Inventory of American Paintings Executed before 1914 and the Inventory of American Sculpture (only a few percent of listings have an accompanying image)
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Sotheby's Sold Lot ArchivePictures from Image Archives:
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)
California State University WorldImages DatabaseMiscellaneous Sites:
Additional Image Search Tools: NEW!
(SafeSearch set to "strict"; go to Advanced Search (Flickr/Google) or Preferences (Bing) to change)
The Official Rube Goldberg Web SiteArticles and Reference Sites:
Encyclopedia Britannica complete article on Rube Goldberg
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting
Union List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.
Wikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
Rube Goldberg at the Smithsonian Archives of American Art, Washington D.C.
1970 interview from the Oral History project