Tove Jansson

Tove Jansson (1914 – 2001) is one Finland’s most prominent and internationally acclaimed artists. Her artistic work spans across all categories; a painter, illustrator, cartoonist, lyricist and author. A retrospective exhibition of her work is now touring the world, from Finland to Japan, Sweden, Denmark and the UK. A number of Tove’s works represented in the exhibition is now available for licensing. Rights & Brands represents the Tove Jansson Estate worldwide.

The merchandising rights are available for high-end licensees and manufacturers with selected distribution.

Awards & Nominations

Awards

  • Finnish Award for State Literature

    1963

  • Hans Christian Andersen Award

    1966

  • Order of the Smile

    1975

  • Pro Finlandia Medal

    1976

  • Swedish Culture Foundation Honorary Award

    1983

  • The Finnish Cultural Award

    1990

  • Selma Lagerlöf Prize

    1992

  • The Finland Art Prize

    1993

  • The Swedish Academy Award

    1994

  • The American-Scandinavian Foundation Honorary Cultural Award

    1996

  • WSOY Literary Foundation Award

    1999

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