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Tove Jansson the Artist

Tove Jansson painting: Jansson grew up in an artistic household in Helsinki. Her father, a Swedish-speaking Finn, was a sculptor, her Swedish mother an illustrator.

Tove Jansson, the artist, with her Moomin characters, 1956

Tove Jansson: My magical Moomin Christmas

Novelist, painter, illustrator and comic strip author Tove Jansson with her Moomin characters,

I Heart Picture Books: Tove Jansson Photos

Artist in books and artist in life tove jansson

Tove Jansson with her brother Per Olov © Moomin Characters™

Tove and Per Olov Jansson by Lars Jansson © Moomin Characters™

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.

Tove 1982

Tove 1982