Charles Dutertre

  • Important Gilt and Patinated Bronze Mantel Clock “Clio or an Allegory of History”, Louis XV-Louis XVI transitional period

Biography
Charles Dutertre
Was one of the most important Parisian clockmakers of the second half of the 18th century. After becoming a master on November 22, 1758, he quickly gained renown among important contemporary horological collectors and became very successful. Some of his clocks were mentioned during the 18th century, as being in the homes of the Marquise de Langeac, the Prince Charles de Lorraine and the Comte d’Artois, the brother of King Louis XVI.