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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.

Klovharu island, where Tove Jansson and her partner Tooti spent their summers.

Klovharu island, where Tove Jansson and her partner Tooti spent their summers.

Tove Jansson by Reino Loppinen, 1956

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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.

Tuulikki Pietilä & Tove Jansson

Tove Jansson and Tuulikki Pietilä met each other during art studies and formed a bond that would last.

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Helsingin Taidemuseon Tove Jansson galleria

huariqueje: “ Party in the City (self-portrait, with a small Moomintroll ) - Tove jansson, Finnish , Fresco ”

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Tove Jansson's fantastic murals in Kotka, Finland

Tove Jansson - Finnish children's author and illustrator (and creator of the Moomins)

Tove Jansson - Finnish children's author and illustrator (and creator of the Moomins)

Tove Jansson spent all her life the summers in the Pellinge archipelago in Porvoo. This is her cottage at Klovharun.

Tove Jansson spent all her life the summers in the Pellinge archipelago in Porvoo. This is her cottage at Klovharun.