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.

Arch (Parikara)
Female Figure with Four Children
Averter of Evil (Bixie)
Bowl depicting Faridun, Kava, and Zahhak in an episode from Firdawsi?s Shahnameh
Foliate Vase
Ocean Park No. 24
Nature morte aux grenades
Urn with Lotus Petals
Prisoner I
Ear Ornament
Revolving Control