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.

Tripod Vessel with Flower Mountain and Solar Deities
The Crucifixion with the Converted Centurion
Fox Trot B, with Black, Red, Blue, and Yellow
Bildnis Holger Friedrich (Portrait of Holger Friedrich)
The Lock at Dolo
A Young Woman in Arcadian Costume
Chest-on-Chest
Automaton Clock in the Form of Diana on Her Chariot
Caricature of a Man Wearing a Large Hat
Woman's Ceremonial Skirt (Tapis)
Woman's Skirt
Potato-shaped Vessel with Plants and Animals