Alpers, Svetlana

Alpers, Svetlana (b. Leontief)

(1936–  ) art historian; born in Cambridge, Mass. She studied at Radcliffe (B.A. 1957), and Harvard (Ph.D. 1965). She taught at several institutions, notably the University of California: Berkeley (1962), and was a consultant to National Public Radio and the National Endowment for the Humanities. She was a specialist in Dutch art of the 17th century.
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Alpers, Svetlana. The Art of Describing: Dutch Art in the Seventeenth Century.
Alpers, Svetlana. "Ekphrasis and Aesthetic Attitudes in Vasari's 'Lives.'" Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes 23 (1960): 190-215.
Alpers, Svetlana. "Ekphrasis and Aesthetic Attitude in Vasari's Lives." Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes 22 (1960): 190-215.