Bridge Over Sesto Calende

A path runs along the river from end to end of Sesto Calende, summoning people to an active, outdoor life. Joggers, cyclers and strollers are seen throughout the day enjoying the beautiful scenery along the river. The iron bridge in the painting provides structure to an otherwise organic, loose landscape. There is great emphasis on impasto strokes of pure color in the water, trees and grass, suggesting a windy midday walk.

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Oil on Canvas


22 x 28


Kristen Hess

Meet Kristen Hess

Inspired by beautiful colors and light, Kristen’s artwork reflects the discoveries she makes in studying God’s creation. As a follower of Jesus, Kristen takes joy in internalizing and recreating the world around her. When Kristen is not painting, she may be cooking, enjoying life with her husband, playing any kind of games or sports, and daydreaming about traveling the world.