following hope on forty roses

oil on canvas

stitched canvas by Michelle Sail Loft 2nd Peninsula.

36" (l) x 59" (w)

2005

$6000 (no tax - shipping costs responsibility of buyer)

[from the series Baiting Tables - each painting depicting handmade baiting tables from Cape Island vessels seen and documented in Southwest Nova Scotia for lobster fishing. Each poignantly named after a vessel seen in the districts - this is named after the vessel Forty Roses.]

ii ) Baiting Table Series

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NOTES

It was a poignant moment for me in Gunning Cove when I realized that the names of the Cape Island vessels  were  related to pride and hopes and dreams of the fishermen and how despairing a few of them were. It still shakes me up to think on it.

Baiting Table - 2nd Peninsula (diptych)

oil on canvas

72" (L) x 32" (W)

2016

SOLD (no tax - shipping costs responsibility of buyer)

[from the series Baiting Tables - each painting depicting handmade baiting tables from Cape Island vessels seen and documented in Southwest Nova Scotia for lobster fishing. This baiting table is named after the area where I found it sitting on the end of a wharf in Lunenburg Co.]

Presently at Buchanan Gallery in Shelburne, N.S. Photographer: Lisa Buchanan, Buchanan Gallery, Shelburne, NS

Rock Knocker
oil on canvas
36" x 36"
2005
$2500 (no tax - shipping costs responsibility of buyer)
 
[from the series Baiting Tables - each painting depicting handmade baiting tables from Cape Island vessels seen and documented in Southwest Nova Scotia for lobster fishing. Each poignantly named after a vessel seen in the districts - this is named after the vessel Rock Knocker.]

Sold pieces in the series Baiting Tables from the show What Chance Allows at the Karsh Mason Gallery, Ottawa 2005

No Future
oil on canvas
36" x 36"
2005
$2500 (no tax - shipping costs responsibility of buyer)
 
[from the series Baiting Tables - each painting depicting handmade baiting tables from Cape Island vessels seen and documented in Southwest Nova Scotia for lobster fishing. Each poignantly named after a vessel seen in the districts - this is named after the vessel No Future.]

Tiffany and Charity

oil on canvas (3 pieces sewn together at Michelle Sailloft, 2nd Peninsula)

72" (L) x 36" (W)

2005

SOLD

[from the series Baiting Tables - each painting depicting handmade baiting tables from Cape Island vessels seen in Southwest Nova Scotia for lobster fishing. Each poignantly named after a vessel seen and documented in the districts - this is named after the vessel The Tiffany Charity.]

Photographer: Lawrence Cook, Ottawa.

Cape Roseway
oil on canvas
36" x 36"
2005
SOLD
[from the series Baiting Tables - each painting depicting handmade baiting tables from Cape Island vessels seen in Southwest Nova Scotia for lobster fishing. Each poignantly named after a vessel seen and documented in the districts. - this is named after the vessel Cape Roseway.]
Calan's Pride
oil on canvas
36" x 36"
2005
SOLD
 
[from the series Baiting Tables - each painting depicting handmade baiting tables from Cape Island vessels seen in Southwest Nova Scotia for lobster fishing. Each poignantly named after a vessel seen and documented in the districts - this is named after the vessel Calan's Pride.
hope in hell
oil on canvas
60" (L) x 36" (W)
2005
SOLD
 
[from the series Baiting Tables - each painting depicting handmade baiting tables from Cape Island vessels seen in Southwest Nova Scotia for lobster fishing. Each poignantly named after a vessel seen and documented in the districts - this is named after the vessel hope in hell.]
You've Got to Love It
oil on canvas
36" x 36"
2005
SOLD
 
[from the series Baiting Tables - each painting depicting handmade baiting tables from Cape Island vessels seen in Southwest Nova Scotia for lobster fishing. Each poignantly named after a vessel seen and documented in the districts - this is named after the vessel You've Got to Love It.]
Calan's Pride
oil on canvas
36" x 36"
2005
SOLD
 
[from the series Baiting Tables - each painting depicting handmade baiting tables from Cape Island vessels seen in Southwest Nova Scotia for lobster fishing. Each poignantly named after a vessel seen and documented in the districts - this is named after the vessel Calan's Pride.]

Exhibition

What Chance Allows

Karsh Mason Gallery

Ottawa, ON  2009

Wait n See
oil on canvas
36" x 36"
2005
SOLD
 
[from the series Baiting Tables - each painting depicting handmade baiting tables from Cape Island vessels seen in Southwest Nova Scotia for lobster fishing. Each poignantly named after a vessel seen and documented in the districts - this is named after the vessel Wait n See.]