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Mysore Style Paintings
The Art Gallery in the Jaganmohan Palace in Mysore has a unique collection of ceramics, sandalwood, ivory, stone, antique furniture and ancient musical instruments. Paintings by reputed artists like Ravi Varma and Roerich, as well as the traditional
The Jayachamarajendra Art Gallery popularly known as Jaganmohan palace is a veritable treasure house of masterpieces created by some of the most outstanding artists and sculptors of the world. Originally, a palace built in 1861 its hall was the venue of crowning of Krishna Raja Wodeyar IV and the repesentative assembly meeting.
Housed in the historic Jaganmohan Palace, in the very heart of the city, the gallery is another throbbing tribute to the abundant love for fine arts which was one of the hallmarks of the Mysore Royal family. This unique gallery luxuriates in a variety of traditional Mysore style paintings and exhibits an awe - inspiring collection of artifacts collected by the Mysore Royal family from all over the world.
Among the varied exhibits are musical instruments, antique furniture, sandalwood and ivory carvings. The original paintings of the world famous Raja Ravi Verma are the prized possessions of this Art Gallery. Notable among the paintings is also the "light of hope" by Haldanker.
Mysore gold leaf paintings, are also on display.
Closed on Wednesdays.