Kära Tove

Tove Marika Jansson was a Swedish-speaking Finnish novelist, painter, illustrator and comic strip author. For her contribution as a children's writer she received the Hans Christian Andersen Medal in 1966. Born: August 9, 1914, Helsinki, Finland Died: June 27, 2001, Helsinki, Finland
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Tove Jansson -- Finnish painter / designer / illustrator - fantastic photograph of her!

Tove Jansson -- Finnish painter / designer / illustrator / author - fantastic photograph of her!

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Moomintroll running through the dark forest, by Finnish illustrator and writer Tove Jansson

Rarely seen Moomin illustrations by Tove Jansson - Moomin : Moomin

Rarely seen Moomin illustrations by Tove Jansson

Tove Jansson did these beautiful Moomin illustrations in the late Small posters were sold in Finland and are quite.

Tove Jansson

Ham worked as an illustrator and drawer. Among other projects she designed banknotes for the Bank of Finland. She also designed all the Finnish postage stamps during Unlike Moominmamma Ham made a lot more than just housework.

"If I want to wish something good on people, I wish them islands with no address." -Tove Jansson, quoted in "Islands of Fantasy,"published in 2003 by the Moominvalley Collection at the Tampere Art Museum (http://muumilaakso.tampere.fi/en/)

Klovharun - Jansson Island The Finnish writer/painter, Tove Jansson used to own, and stay her summer time at this island, not so far away from Helsinki, Finland.

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