The nephew of the great François Xavier Tourte, Charles was born in about 1770 and received his early training from his father Nicolas Léonard. His contribution to the Tourte family output is nor clearly understood, and his own individual work is rare. He used the brand ‘Tourte T.’, which is thought to acknowledge his wife’s maiden name, Toupot.
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