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Yale Center for British Art


The Yale Center for British Art at Yale University in New Haven, CT, is home to the largest and most extensive collection of British art outside the United Kingdom. The collection of paintings, sculpture, drawings, prints, rare books, and manuscripts focuses on the development of British art and culture from the mid-sixteenth century until the present, and includes artists of Dutch and Flemish origin who worked in Britain.

Notable examples of artists from the Low Countries include Peter Lely (born Pieter van der Faes), Anthony van Dyck, and Willem van de Velde the Younger. Lesser known artists are represented by Simon Verelst, Leonard Knyff, Willem Wissing and Cornelis Ketel.