Volubilis sculpture

The 3ft 11.5in (1.2m) high sculpture Volubilis c.1897 by Alfred Boucher which has been sold to the Camille Claudel Museum.

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The marble was bought from dealer Bowman Sculpture last year.

Originally priced at £280,000 by the gallery, a discounted final purchase price was agreed with the museum in Nogent-sur-Seine, 60 miles south-east of Paris.

Sculptor Boucher (1850-1934), a mentor to artist Camille Claudel and a friend of Auguste Rodin, conceived the work in c.1894-96 and it was completed in 1897.