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.

Herakles and the Nemean Lion
Scenes from the Tale of Genji
Brush Pot
Arsu Riding a Camel
X Series
Dealey Plaza, Dallas
Longmont, Colorado, 1973-1974, from the series What We Bought
Female Figure with Four Children
Mask Representing a Male Ancestor (Chihongo)