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.

Eight Views of the Xiao-Xiang Region (Shosho Hakkei)
Moonlight Bamboo
Herakles and the Nemean Lion
Scenes from the Tale of Genji
Brush Pot
Mask
Ink Plum
Arsu Riding a Camel
Jar
X Series
Dealey Plaza, Dallas
Longmont, Colorado, 1973-1974, from the series What We Bought