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Jenny Nyström (born 1854, Kalmar, Sweden; died 1946, Stockholm) was an artist and illustrator of children's books. She studied painting with Carl Larsson and Anders Zorn. She is famous for helping to popularize the Swedish Christmas figure jultomten (see also Tomte and Santa Claus). Her paintings became very popular as Christmas cards.
Jenny Nyström is interred in the Norra begravningsplatsen in Stockholm.
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