Exciting News!

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Francis Criss (1901-1973)

Mural Study, c. 1930s 


This Fall, The Villa America Fine Art embarks upon a creative and expansive collaboration with the go-to Gallery for a comprehensive selection of American Art of the 19th and 20th Centuries. Villa America‚Äôs Founder and a recognized expert in the secondary market, Susan Nelly now also represents Godel & Co. as Senior Art Consultant. Susan will use her insight and experience to match discerning new, and seasoned, collectors with exceptional works from this exciting inventory.

For 39 years, Godel & Co. has earned a reputation as the source for landscapes in the Hudson River School and Luminist styles, American Impressionism & Post-Impressionism, the Ashcan School, early Modernism. and the Taos School of art. The depth of their inventory, most of which is owned by the gallery, encompasses works by Albert Bierstadt, James Buttersworth, Thomas Cole, Jasper F. Cropsey, Childe Hassam, Martin Johnson Heade, Winslow Homer, John Singer Sargent, William Merritt Chase, John Marin, Willard Metcalf, Thomas Moran, Raphaelle Peale, William Trost Richards, Theodore Robinson and Severin Roesen, to highlight a few.  

Clients include private collectors, dealers, interior designers, architects, corporate collections and numerous major museums, such as The Philadelphia Museum of Art, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, National Gallery of Art, Baltimore Museum of Art, Crystal Bridges Museum of Art, and the High Museum of Art.