(1914 - 2001)
Tove Marinka Jansson was active/lived in Finland, Sweden. Tove Jansson is known for painting, drawings, illustrations, author of political themed children's book.
Biography Tove Jansson
Tove Marika Jansson 9 August 1914 – 27 June 2001) was a Swedish speaking Finnish novelist, painter, illustrator and comic strip author. Brought up by artistic parents, Jansson studied art from 1930 to 1938 in Stockholm, Helsinki and then Paris. Her first solo art exhibition was in 1943. At the same time, she was writing short stories and articles for publication, as well as creating the graphics for book covers and other purposes. She continued to work as an artist for the rest of her life, alongside her writing.
Jansson wrote the Moomin books for children, starting in 1945 with The Moomins and the great flood. The next two books, Comet in Moomin Land and Finn Family Moomin troll, published in 1946 and 1948 res
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