Tove

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I like Tove for many of the same reasons that I like  Edward, but somehow Tove seems to have been more consistent.

I like Tove for many of the same reasons that I like Edward, but somehow Tove seems to have been more consistent.

Tove Jansson

Tove Jansson

"The cat came in, sat down, and stared at them.  'Fish,' said Mari. 'We ought to take in the net.'" Quote from "Fair Play" by Tove Jansson, Published in the UK by Sort of Books (www.sortof.co.uk/books/fair-play/), and in the US by NYRB Classics (www.nybooks.com/books/imprints/classics/fair-play/)

"The cat came in, sat down, and stared at them. 'Fish,' said Mari. 'We ought to take in the net.'" Quote from "Fair Play" by Tove Jansson, Published in the UK by Sort of Books (www.sortof.co.uk/books/fair-play/), and in the US by NYRB Classics (www.nybooks.com/books/imprints/classics/fair-play/)

Tuulikki Pietilä & Tove Jansson

Tuulikki Pietilä & Tove Jansson

Tove Jansson's painting

Tove Jansson's painting

9-years old Tove - Maybe our Tove will grow up to be a great artist. A really great artist!’ Viktor wrote to Signe from the clamour of the frontlines during the Finnish Civil War in the early months of 1918.The Jansson family supported each other in everything and even acted as their own closest critics.Life was all about pulling together and its keywords were freedom, responsibility and family loyalty.

9-years old Tove - Maybe our Tove will grow up to be a great artist. A really great artist!’ Viktor wrote to Signe from the clamour of the frontlines during the Finnish Civil War in the early months of 1918.The Jansson family supported each other in everything and even acted as their own closest critics.Life was all about pulling together and its keywords were freedom, responsibility and family loyalty.

Tove Jansson (Klovharu)

Tove Jansson (Klovharu)

Vivica Bandler & Tove Jansson

Vivica Bandler & Tove Jansson

Tove Jansson's island cottage

Tove Jansson's island cottage

Tove Jansson

Tove Jansson


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Tove simmar på Klovharun

Tove simmar på Klovharun

Tove Jansson (1914-2001)  Illustration from  Trollvinter (Moominland Midwinter)

Tove Jansson (1914-2001) Illustration from Trollvinter (Moominland Midwinter)

Finnish illustrator, Tove Jansson

Finnish illustrator, Tove Jansson

Tove was a cat lady?!  Well, of course she was!

Tove was a cat lady?! Well, of course she was!

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

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

Tove Marika Jansson Helsinki, 9 de agosto de 1914 - ibídem, 27 de junio de 2001) fue una escritora, ilustradora, historietista y pintora finlandesa en idioma sueco . Es particularmente conocida por su obra para niños, y sobre todo por haber creado los personajes de la familia Mumin. Estos figuran entre los grandes éxitos internacionales de la literatura de Finlandia, solo por debajo de las obras de Mika Waltari y el Kalevala.

Tove Marika Jansson Helsinki, 9 de agosto de 1914 - ibídem, 27 de junio de 2001) fue una escritora, ilustradora, historietista y pintora finlandesa en idioma sueco . Es particularmente conocida por su obra para niños, y sobre todo por haber creado los personajes de la familia Mumin. Estos figuran entre los grandes éxitos internacionales de la literatura de Finlandia, solo por debajo de las obras de Mika Waltari y el Kalevala.

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."

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."

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, 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: "You can't ever be really free if you admire somebody too much."

Tove Jansson: "You can't ever be really free if you admire somebody too much."

Tove Jansson and her marvellous moomins. Tove was a progressive lesbian fighting for social justice.

Tove Jansson and her marvellous moomins. Tove was a progressive lesbian fighting for social justice.

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