Miffy (Dutch: Nijntje, pronounced [ˈnɛɪ̯ntʲə]) is a small female rabbit in a series of picture books drawn and written by Dutch artist Dick Bruna. The original Dutch name, Nijntje, is a shortening of the diminutive konijntje, "little rabbit".  The first Miffy book was produced in 1955.

Miffy (Dutch: Nijntje, pronounced [ˈnɛɪ̯ntʲə]) is a small female rabbit in a series of picture books drawn and written by Dutch artist Dick Bruna. The original Dutch name, Nijntje, is a shortening of the diminutive konijntje, "little rabbit". The first Miffy book was produced in 1955.

Nijntje schrijft een brief

Nijntje schrijft een brief

Dick Bruna

Dick Bruna

"I saw Matisse - and came up with Miffy" - Dick Bruna

'I saw Matisse - and came up with Miffy'

"I saw Matisse - and came up with Miffy" - Dick Bruna

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Dick Bruna had a passion for drawing and painting from a very young age. After World War II, Bruna left school and went to London to become a publisher. A year later he left London for Paris, where he frequently visited the museums. The works of modern artists like Picasso, Matisse and Braque made a great impression on the young Dick Bruna, who still enjoyed painting and drawing. He then realized he wanted to become an artist and when he returned to The Netherlands he put his talents to use…

Dick Bruna had a passion for drawing and painting from a very young age. After World War II, Bruna left school and went to London to become a publisher. A year later he left London for Paris, where he frequently visited the museums. The works of modern artists like Picasso, Matisse and Braque made a great impression on the young Dick Bruna, who still enjoyed painting and drawing. He then realized he wanted to become an artist and when he returned to The Netherlands he put his talents to use…

miffy by Dick Bruna

miffy by Dick Bruna

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Prentjes

Dick Bruna

Dick Bruna

Dick Bruna illustration

Dick Bruna illustration

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