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Scribner, Charles, III

    Full Name: Scribner, Charles, III

    Gender: male

    Date Born: 1951

    Place Born: Washington, DC, USA

    Home Country/ies: United States

    Subject Area(s): Baroque


    Art historian of the baroque era and book publisher. Scribner was book to the book publishing magnate Charles Scribner II (1921-1995) and Joan Sunderland (Scribner), a figure skater. He received all his degrees from Princeton University, including an A.B., (1973) and M.F.A. (1975). His Ph.D., was written under Jack Martin in 1977. Scribner joined his family’s publishing firm in 1975 and worked in various capacities. He is currently vice president for special projects. He married Ritchie Harrison Markoe in 1979. He lectured in the Department of Art and Archaeology of Princeton in 1983. In 1989 his book on Rubens appeared.

    Selected Bibliography

    [dissertation:] The Triumph of the Eucharist: Tapestries Designed by Rubens. Princeton University, 1977, revised ed., Ann Arbor, MI: UMI Research Press, 1982; Gianlorenzo Bernini. New York: H.N. Abrams, 1991; Rubens. New York: Abrams, 1989; “Sacred Architecture: Rubens’s Eucharist Tapestries.” Art Bulletin 57 (December 1975) : 519-28; “In alia effigie: Caravaggio’s London Supper at Emmaus.” Art Bulletin 59 (September 1977): 375-82.


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