Tove Jansson Unicef or Amnesty Christmas card via Moomin.pl: http://moomin.pl/2012/12/05/tove-janson-unicef-and-amnesty-postcards/
Tove Jansson illustration of Too-Ticky character (Moominland Midwinter - book published 1957).
The small ascetic island of Klovharu lies off the coast of Porvoo in the Pellinki archipelago. This rocky islet in the Gulf of Finland was home to Tove Jansson and Tuulikki Pietilä for almost thirty years. http://www.moomin.com/tove/eng/saari.html
Self-portrait, 1940 Tove Jansson
Finnish illustrator, Tove Jansson
Tove simmar på Klovharun
Tove Jansson and her marvellous moomins. Tove was a progressive lesbian fighting for social justice.
Tove Jansson -- Finnish painter / designer / illustrator - fantastic photograph of her!
Tove Jansson and lady friend in a rowboat, laughing and fishing
Muumi, Pikku Myy ja Tuukikki uimamajassa - Hikari note
Tove Jansson (Finnish: 1914-2001) - Self Portrait
Tales from Moominvalley - 01 by b-island, via Flickr
Tove Jansson, creator of the Moomins but also an amazing painter. Just saw her centenary exhibition at the Ateneum Museum in Helsinki today, and I'm blown away.
Tove Jansson // "It is simply this: do not tire, never lose interest, never grow indifferent—lose your invaluable curiosity and you let yourself die. It's as simple as that."