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Mysore Traditional Paintings

This unique Style of painting originated about AD 1525. During the regin of Maharaja King Krishnaraja Wodeyar III (1799-1868) of Mysore. The style matured fully. It had its ups and downs and currently revived by artists of Mysore. The painting procedure comprises the basic ‘Gesso’ Work and the use of Traditional colours and thin real gold foil for embellishment. The most popular themes are the traditional deities of the Hindu pantheon and royal tradition. Mysore style painting is characterized by intricate use of colours and fine relief work to be preserved as prized possession for ever.

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