Craig Masten Artist Website
Mount Hope Bridge, Lifting Fog
oil 16x20" and framed

When moving from the east bay of
Rhode Island onto Aquidneck Island
and Newport, you cross this beautiful
narrow two lane suspension bridge. My
painting was done from the
perspective of a small grassy area
near the massive, yet somehow
delicate looking metal pilings, with
morning fog just burning away in
summer sunshine. The bridge was built
for another,less populous age. Traffic
now demands wider bridges with more
lanes. We'll never see such graceful
structures as the Mount Hope's spidery
design, its narrow high towers, the old
fashioned lamp lights, and a
ribbon-like roadway high over the
Copyright Craig Masten All rights Reserved