Tove Jansson Estate


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.


  • 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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