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American Decorative Arts
Maker: Samuel Yellin, American, born Russia, 1884–1940

One of a Pair of Gates from the First Floor of the Old Art Gallery

1928

Wrought Iron

Gate: 136 1/2 × 36 in. (346.711 × 91.44 cm)
Gift of Edward S. Harkness
1928.411.3a-d
Geography: 
Made in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Architectural Elements
Bibliography: 

Larry Furnival, “Gates and Grills, Locks and Keys: The Art of Samuel Yellin,” Yale Alumni Magazine (October 1979): 34, fig. 6.

Samuel Yellin and Alexander Gorlin, Samuel Yellin Metalwork at Yale, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University School of Architecture, 1990), 25–27, ill.

Handbook of the Collections, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1992), 118, ill.

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 such records is ongoing.