worth a visit. Paintings, portraits of kings, ceramic,
porcelain and glass objets d'art from England and Japan,
Chinese wooden furniture and carvings,
etchings and Roman relics, all in all, quite a feast for the eyes.On the
ground floor there are paintings and murals that depict the genealogy of
the Mysore kings and princes.
paintings of the wedding darbar and dussehra durbar offer
a wealth of detail.The
first floor is a treasury of paintings of various artists from across the world.
The gallery also has paintings by Raja Ravi Verma - 'Sucking child', 'Sakuntala',
'Krishna and Balram', 'Harishchandra' all of them interesting in that you will
be able to see how popular iconographies developed under the influence of Varma.
A collection of postcards home is available for a small fee.
the second floor are musical instruments - the harp, veena, flute,
guitar, sarangi - they're all there.
daily from 8.30 am to 5.00 pm. Entry Rs: 10