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Marija Lucija Stupica (13 December 1950 - 28 May 2002) was a Slovene children's book illustrator.Stupica was born in Ljubljana in 1950. She was the daughter of the acclaimed Slovene illustrator Marlenka Stupica. She studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Ljubljana. She won the Prešeren Foundation Award in 1989 for her achievements in children's book illustration. She also won the Levstik Award for her illustrations three times, in 1973, 1983 and 1985. In 2000 she was one of the four finalists for the IBBY Hans Christian Andersen Award.