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
Migratory Cotton Picker, Eloy, Arizona
Colorado
McLean, Virginia
Armchair
Diesel Pumps
Coat
Tu m'
Five Tang Poems
Trousseau Box
Moonlight Bamboo
Herakles and the Nemean Lion