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Imero Gobbato Papers

Summary Information
Title: Imero Gobbato Papers
Dates: 1965-1970
Creator: Gobbato, Imero
Extent: 2 boxes
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1256
Abstract:
The collection contains illustrative material in various media, for 12 titles. Media include ink, charcoal, pencil, watercolor, and tempera. There is also a dummy.

Repository: University of Minnesota Libraries Children's Literature Research Collections

Access and Use
Access Restrictions:

Collection is open for researchers with no restrictions. Registration with the collection is required.

Copyright:

This collection is protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials.


Arrangement

Beneath the Hill,

Boy and the Dolphin, The, 1969

Catch a Little Rhyme, 1966

Foma the Terrible, 1970

Girl Who Sat by the Ashes, The, 1968

Great Cheese Conspiracy, The, 1969

King with Six Friends, 1968

Mushmen, The, 1968

Practical Man, The, 1968

Tony and the Wonderful Door, 1968

Whisper of Glocken, The, 1965

White Stone, The, 1966


Biographical Sketch

Imero Gobbato was born December 28, 1923, in Milan Italy, and later became a naturalized American citizen. He worked as an architect, designer, and art restorer, and also illustrated many books for children.

Biographical Source: Something About the Author, vol. 39


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains illustrative material for 12 titles, and includes ink illustrations, some with separations, charcoal and tempera illustrations, charcoal sketches, charcoal, ink and tempera sketches, charcoal and tempera sketches, pencil illustrations, pencil, watercolor and ink studies, ink and colored pencil studies, ink and watercolor illustrations, ink and watercolor sketches, pencil and watercolor sketches, a finished art jacket, and a pencil and watercolor illustrator's dummy with typescript.

Subject Terms
Indexing Terms
  • The collection is indexed under the following headings in the catalog of the University of Minnesota Libraries. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.
  • Gobbato, Imero
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
 
Beneath the Hill  
Note  New York: Harcourt, Brace & World,
Box MC1549
ink illustrations (3 p.)  Box MC1549
 
jacket illustration with 3 separations (1 p.)  Box MC1549
 
Boy and the Dolphin, The 1969 
Note  New York: Norton, 1969
Box MC1488
charcoal and tempera illustrations (6 p.)  Box MC1488
 
charcoal sketches (16 p.)  Box MC1488
 
charcoal, ink and tempera sketch (1 p.)  Box MC1488
 
charcoal and tempera sketches (3 p.)  Box MC1488
 
sheet charcoal and tempera sketches (1 p.)  Box MC1488
 
Catch a Little Rhyme 1966 
Note  New York: Atheneum, 1966
Box MC1549
ink illustration (1 p.)  Box MC1549
 
Foma the Terrible 1970 
Note  New York: Delacorte Press, 1970
Box MC1488
pencil and watercolor illustrator's dummy with typescript (42 p.)  Box MC1488
 
ink title page illustration with 3 separations (1 p.)  Box MC1488
 
ink endpaper illustration with 3 separations (1 p.)  Box MC1488
 
ink illustrations with 3 separations (18 p.)  Box MC1488
 
Girl Who Sat by the Ashes, The 1968 
Note  New York: Macmillan, 1968
Box MC1549
ink illustrations (2 p.)  Box MC1549
 
Great Cheese Conspiracy, The 1969 
Note  New York: Random House, 1969
Box MC1549
pencil sketches (8 p.)  Box MC1549
 
ink illustrations (10 p.)  Box MC1549
 
pencil, watercolor and ink jacket studies (2 p.)  Box MC1549
 
modified study in ink and colored pencil with notes (1 p.)  Box MC1549
 
King with Six Friends 1968 
Note  New York: Parent's Magazine Press, 1968
Box MC1488
ink and watercolor illustrations (11 p.)  Box MC1488
 
ink and watercolor sketch (1 p.)  Box MC1488
 
pencil sketches (11 p.)  Box MC1488
 
pencil and watercolor sketch (1 p.)  Box MC1488
 
Mushmen, The 1968 
Note  New York: Dodd, Mead, 1968
Box MC1549
ink illustrations (5 p.)  Box MC1549
 
pencil sketches (5 p.)  Box MC1549
 
Practical Man, The 1968 
Note  New York: Lothrop, Lee & Shepard, 1968
Box MC1549
ink illustration (1 p.)  Box MC1549
 
Tony and the Wonderful Door 1968 
Note  New York: Knopf, 1968
Box MC1549
ink illustrations (6 p.)  Box MC1549
 
Whisper of Glocken, The 1965 
Note  New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, 1965
Box MC1549
ink illustrations (2 p.)  Box MC1549
 
watercolor and pencil jacket sketches (4 p.)  Box MC1549
 
finished art jacket with 3 separations (1 p.)  Box MC1549
 
White Stone, The 1966 
Note  New York: Brace & World, 1966
Box MC1549
prep. sketch in pencil (1 p.)  Box MC1549
 
ink illustrations (2 p.)  Box MC1549
 
tempera and ink jacket sketch (1 p.)  Box MC1549