This is a photograph of C. Raja Raja Varma, the younger brother of Raja Ravi Varma. Raja Varma was 12 years younger than his brother, but remained his best friend, confidant and assistant from the time he was 9 years old, till he died in 1905. Ravi Varma was devastated when he lost his brother.


  • Title: C. Raja Raja Varma
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Creator Death Place: Kilimanoor, Kerala
  • Creator Birth Place: Kilimanoor, Kerala
  • Date Created: 1895
  • Physical Location: Oxford Books
  • Provenance: From the book Raja Ravi Varma, Portrait of an Artist: The Diary of C. Raja Raja Varma by Erwin Neumayer and Christine Schelberger
  • Original Source: Private Collection
  • Medium: Photograph
  • Art Genre: Photograph
  • Depicted Person: C. Raja Raja Varma
  • Collection: The Raja Ravi Varma Heritage Foundation

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