Princess Muthamma

Portrait of Princess Mooda Maji of Coorg

The portrait is of Princess Mooda Maji ( or perhaps Princess “Muthamma” ), the second daughter of Dodda Virajendra, the Raja of Coorg  and the architect of the Coorg victory against the Mysorean army of Tipu Sultan, who ruled from 1788 to 1809. This is the only know portrait of the Princess of Coorg.
The potrait was auctioned at Sothebys on 16 Apr 2008. Read More