Imero Gobbato Papers
Scope and Contents
The collection contains illustrative material for 12 children's books, 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.
- Creation: circa 1965-circa 1970
- Gobbato, Imero (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.
Conditions Governing Use
This collection may be 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. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.
Biographical / Historical
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. He died in 2010.
Biographical Source: "Imero Gobbato (1923-)." Something About the Author. Vol. 39. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1985.
Language of Materials
The collection contains illustrative material in various media, for a dozen children's books illustrated by Gobbato.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Imero Gobbato.
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Genre / Form
- Brigands and robbers -- Juvenile fiction
- Children's literature -- Illustrations
- Fairies -- Juvenile fiction
- Fairy Tales
- Fantasy fiction
- Floods -- Juvenile fiction
- Folklore -- Russia
- Humorous fiction
- Magic -- Juvenile fiction
- Mice -- Juvenile fiction
- Space and time -- Juvenile fiction
- Survival -- Juvenile fiction
- Time travel -- Juvenile fiction
- Imero Gobbato Papers, circa 1965-circa 1970
- Jim Eyer
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- January 2022: Description updated by Caitlin Marineau.
Collecting Area Details
Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area
Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library