Teuva church in South Ostrobothnia is a Tove Jansson altarpiece painted by.
the Ten virgins pictures the altarpiece is the only one that Jansson is painted. It has made the church famous.
– outpost of tourists come to watch it all the way from Japan, said the more desirable of the parish Lauri Annala .Altarpiece better
Tove Jansson painted the altarpiece – or -painting – in 1953, when the more desirable the current church was completed. The previous church was burned in the winter of 1950.
a New church was built on donated funds, as inflation ate the ward received by insurance claims. Tove Jansson work and housing paid for teuvalaisen-born businessman.
in Recent years the church has made the renovation, which was completed by easter 2020. The renovation period of the altarpiece is protected carefully. Restored it is in this context, however.
– altarpiece of the colors are well-preserved. Some of the gilding has over time been restored. When the renovation with lighting added, we're probably the altarpiece of up better small tricks, Annala said.
Jansson painted stone wall and a horizontal plane.
His distinctive way of painting is displayed in the table.Tove jansson's altarpiece is the name of the Ten virgins.YLE pohjanmaan protection was teuva types I want
teuva kind of wanted to protect his church and plead for the protection of the church from the government. It was, and now a museum representative of the agency is present in all renovation-related meetings.
the Renovation carried out in cooperation with the agency nykytoiminta requirements into account.
– We don't want just a museum, but a working church, Annala said.
the church board of vt. yliarkkitehti Kristina Koskiahon according to church law under the protection of the base should be the foundation of building artistic and cultural heritage of the founder.
Finland approximately 800 church of about 550 is protected. The church according to the act on protected are all before the 1917 graduates of the church. The fact that the church itself seek protection, is rare.
– more desirable with regard to protection, support as well as the museum, the agency that Lapua cathedral chapter. The church of the government decision on the protection was unanimous, Koskiaho said.
Teuva church represents the post-war reconstruction period and scarce, but 40-chapter historismiin directed romantic architecture. It was born in time, style direction, and to counteract the war-time recovery.
the Renovation the implementation of efforts have been made to take into account the designer** Elsie Borg** views. Renovation of, inter alia, to brighten the Borg by the time tummentaman the color scheme the same.church government protection the reasons for the decision of the Teuva church represents the post-war reconstruction period and the scanty style of construction.Jarkko Heikkinen / yle of the church
Teuva church of implementation have women been involved in perhaps the usual more visible.
Church designer Elsie Borg recommended altarpiece painted as Jansson, which was in 1953, published four moomin books. Jansson was selected just in an artist.
– open-minded building committees considered her to be good to do the work. The track arm to the other at that time, a lot of civilization here, Annala thinking.
the Church in the parish hall is a textile artist Kaarina heikinheimo a work of art. Renovation planning architectural office Hanna Lyytinen .
the vicar Annala naurahtaakin the church to be a "women's church".
Women have been here many ways of implementing such a soft view of the church. But yes, this church is for us men too gentle to become, Annala said.
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