Mummadi Krishnaraja Wodeyar III in the Dussehra Durbar

2019.188

Mummadi Krishnaraja Wodeyar III in the Dussehra Durbar

2019.188

Description

The young king of Mysuru is shown seated on the bejewelled throne known as Karnataka ratnasimhasana. He is surrounded by members of his court on his right and ladies from the royal zenana on his left. The scene represents Ayudha puja, the worship of arms, armoury and all objects of utility on the occasion of Dussehra celebrations.

इस चित्र में युवा राजा को अपने भव्य कर्नाटक रत्नसिंहासन पर बैठे दिखाया गया है। उनके दाईं तरफ उनके दरबारी और बाईं तरफ राजसी महिलाएं हैं। यह दशहरे के अवसर पर की जाने वाली शस्त्र पूजा का दृश्य है।

Gift of Kuldip Singh

Collection

Ancient Civilisations

Object Type

Painted paper

Material

Paint, paper

Schools/Culture/Period

Thanjavur

Technique

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Date

c.1860 CE

Location

Mysuru, Karnataka

Dimension

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