Sir Bala Rama Varma (1857–1924), Maharaja of Travancore
By K. P. Tampy
Date painted: 1895
Oil on canvas, 129.5 x 98 cm
Collection: University of Oxford
the foreshortening on the right arm looks very odd
K.P. Thampy a.k.a. Kizhakkaemadhom Padmanabhan Thampi (also spelt 'thamby'- 'tampy' - 'tampi') was the Durbar artist of Travancore during the late 19th and early 20th century.