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.

Teakettle on Stand
Seated Buddha in Meditation
Seated Guanyin
Tu m'
Kanazawa in Moonlight (Buyo Kanazawa Hassho Yakei)
Le renversement (Somersault)
Sailors' Rights Flask (Turtle Whimsy)
Large Jar
Covered Box
Five Tang Poems