Gates and Transom from the Third Floor of the Old Art Gallery Maker: Samuel Yellin (American, born Russia, 1884–1940)


American Decorative Arts

On view, 3rd floor, Modern and Contemporary Art and Design


Wrought Iron


136 1/2 × 36 in. (346.711 × 91.44 cm)

Credit Line

Gift of Edward S. Harkness

Accession Number



20th century


Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of records is ongoing.


  • Handbook of the Collections, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1992), 118, ill.
  • Samuel Yellin and Alexander Gorlin, Samuel Yellin Metalwork at Yale, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University School of Architecture, 1990), 25–27, ill.
  • Larry Furnival, "Gates and Grills, Locks and Keys: The Art of Samuel Yellin," Yale Alumni Magazine (October 1979): 34.

Object copyright
Additional information


"Samuel Yellin" stamped on underside of 1928.411.1a. "H&P.B.9." stamped on \r\n1928.411.1c.

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