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.

Battle of the Nudes
Massacre of the Innocents
Tales of Genji III
Femme assise (Seated Woman)
The Lamp
Dancer Ready to Dance with Her Right Foot Forward
Study for the Death of General Warren at Bunker's Hill
Boxeurs (Boxers)
Crucified Christ
Lion Relief from the Processional Way
Bibliothèque (Library)
Richard, Duke of Gloucester, and the Lady Anne