Tove Jansson. The creator of Moomin characters. Helsinki.

Tove Jansson August 1914 – 27 June was a Swedish-speaking Finnish novelist, painter, illustrator and comic strip author. Jansson is best known as the author of the Moomin books for children.

Tove Jansson working in her studio from moomin.com

Ateljee - Tove Jansoon 1941 Tove Jansson working in her studio Finnish painter

Tove Jansson from: http://www.moomin.com/tove/eng/galleria_ateljee.html#images/atelje_03.jpg

Tove Jansson priming canvases in her studio. Late – early Photo: Per Olov Jansson

Astrid Lindgren & Tove Jansson

riftedal: “ “my two favourite heroines: astrid lindgren and tove jansson ” ”

Tove Jansson and Island Living 1930s, by Per Olov Jansson

"Island living, Tove" by Per Olov (Courtesy the Finnish Institute in London), included in the exhibition "Tove Jansson: Tales From the Archipelago," London's ICA (Summer

ToveJansson_AuroranSairaala. During the years 1955-1957 Tove Jansson painted murals featuring Moomins for the staircase of the Aurora Children’s Hospital in Helsinki, Finland. Moomin paintings delighted over one million children and their families in Aurora while the outpatient clinic was in use.Aurora’s children’s units were relocated to Helsinki University Central Hospital in 1997 and in 1998 Kari Petäjä and Maija Poskiparta made a copy of the mural for the staircase of the Children’s…

murals at the Aurora Children's Hospital

During the years Tove Jansson painted murals featuring Moomins for the staircase of the Aurora Children’s Hospital in Helsinki, Finland.

Tove Jansson - Finnish novelist, painter, illustrator and comic strip author

Tove Jansson - Finnish novelist, painter, illustrator and comic strip author

Author, artist, cartoonist and honorary professor of philosophy, Tove Jansson as a little girl.

Author, artist, cartoonist and honorary professor of philosophy, Tove Jansson as a little girl.

Tove Jansson

† Tove Jansson (August 1914 - June Finnish writer, illustrator, painter, scenerist and children's book writer, she won the Hans Christian Andersen Award in

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