following hope on forty roses

oil on canvas

stitched canvas by Michelle Sail Loft 2nd Peninsula.

36" (l) x 59" (w)

2003

$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)

2003

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.]
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.]

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

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"
2002
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.]