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Professor Svetlana Alpers

Svetlana Alpers is an art historian, professor, writer, and critic. Her specialty is Dutch Golden Age painting, and she is author of the 1983 book The Art of Describing: Dutch Art in the Seventeenth Century . Alpers has also written on Pieter Bruegel, Peter Paul Rubens, Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, and Diego Velázquez, among others.