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Collection Highlights

Yale University Art Gallery’s permanent collection was founded in 1832. Since that time the collection has grown to number more than 200,000 objects representing Eastern and Western cultures and ranging in date from ancient times to the present. Following are a selection of highlights from each department chosen to reflect the depth and breadth of the collection.

Self-Portrait/White ink
Allover (Gloria Estefan, Queen and Others)
Christian Processional Cross
Le renversement (Somersault)
Covered Box
The Death of the Buddha Sakyamuni (Nehan-zu)
Brush Pot
Arch (Parikara)