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.

Messenger Boy (Portrait of Richard Pierce)
Tureen
Migratory Cotton Picker, Eloy, Arizona
Colorado
Spring Grass II
Pair of Candelabra
McLean, Virginia
Christian Processional Cross
Armchair
Diesel Pumps
Buddhist Votive Stele
Teakettle on Stand