Portrait of Chunnchanagiri Jogi
Portraits if leading citizens of Mysore kingdom were commisioned by the ruler Mummadi Krishnaraj Wodeyar in the 19th century. Shown above: portrait of a scholar-philosopher
Krishnaraja Wodeyar III, a ruler of Mysore
kingdom commissioned the
portraitures of eminent citizens of his state. These 19th
century portraits are a fine source of history to study genealogy,
governance, and period fashions.