The Source By Ingres Sculpture female nude sculpture. Ingres, Jean-Auguste-Dominique this sculpture is inspired by Ingres Painting French. The enthusiasm of the French painter Jean August Dominque Ingres for the art work or ancient Greece and Rome brought a certain sculpturesque quality to his famous painting The Source. This female nude is composed of alabaster dust mixed with a durable binding compound, each detail is finished with care by the artisans of Italy's Egregia Workshop. Mounted on a solid alabaster base., giving these statues the look and texture of hand carved pieces. Its ability to retain the meticulous detail inherent in the originals is apparent in the works in our Egergia Collection. Size of this lovely sculpture is 9.5 high and look at related item to find a larger size of the Source sculpture.