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Front Cover of Northern Lights, 2001, United Kingdom, Paperback version

Artist: Balthus
Copyright by Balthus and Scholastic Ltd

Note: Much thanks goes to Nick for sending this in and to Christin Stein for providing information on the artist!

This cover art was adapted from "Jeune fille en vert et rouge" by Balthus [1944, oil on canvas]

This is part of a series of covers that Scholastic ran to appeal to "adult" sensibilities.

Last modified on May 8th, 2002

Northern Lights was the original title for The Golden Compass.

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