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

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

Too-ticky’s Guide to Life: Wisdom on Uncertainty, Presence, and Self-Reliance from Beloved Children’s Book Author Tove Jansson | Brain Pickings

Too-ticky’s Guide to Life: Wisdom on Uncertainty, Presence, and Self-Reliance from Beloved Children’s Book Author Tove Jansson

Too-ticky’s Guide to Life: Wisdom on Uncertainty, Presence, and Self-Reliance from Beloved Children’s Book Author Tove Jansson | Brain Pickings

Julia ritar: Älskade Tove Jansson

Julia ritar: Älskade Tove Jansson

Tove Jansson. Summer in Klovharu island, Finland. Lucky us, we have visited the island...

Tove Jansson: My magical Moomin Christmas

Tove Jansson. Summer in Klovharu island, Finland. Lucky us, we have visited the island...

backstreetsbackalright: The Mymble’s Daughter, from a 1956 Moomin comic strip by Tove Jansson, recently collected and colorized in Drawn & Quarterly’s Moomin Builds a House.

backstreetsbackalright: The Mymble’s Daughter, from a 1956 Moomin comic strip by Tove Jansson, recently collected and colorized in Drawn & Quarterly’s Moomin Builds a House.

Moomintroll Swimming #moomins

Moomintroll Swimming #moomins

Moomin wisdom: "I only want to live in peace and plant potatoes and dream!" Re-pinned by #Europass

Moomin wisdom: "I only want to live in peace and plant potatoes and dream!" Re-pinned by #Europass

“On niitä jotka jäävät ja toisia jotka lähtevät, niin on ollut aina."

“On niitä jotka jäävät ja toisia jotka lähtevät, niin on ollut aina."

from "who will comfort toffle?" by tove jansson, 1960

from "who will comfort toffle?" by tove jansson, 1960

Tove Jansson (Finnish: 1914-2001) - self portrait with cig

Tove Jansson (Finnish: 1914-2001) - self portrait with cig

Muumit (Moomins) by Finnish illustrator and writer Tove Jansson.

Muumit (Moomins) by Finnish illustrator and writer Tove Jansson.

One of Tove Jansson's illustrations for a version of The Hobbit-- look how the stars are made in the night sky!

One of Tove Jansson's illustrations for a version of The Hobbit-- look how the stars are made in the night sky!

Tulippa, from The Moomins and The Great Flood

Tulippa, from The Moomins and The Great Flood

Tove Jansson on Bredskär in 1950 small

Tove Jansson on the island of Bredskär in 1950

Tove Jansson on Bredskär in 1950 small

Tove Jansson’s murals at the Moomin themed kindergarten in Pori, Finland

Tove Jansson’s murals at the Moomin themed kindergarten in Pori, Finland

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.

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