GUNNAR NORDSTROM GALLERY
GUNNAR NORDSTROM GALLERY home gallery info artists exhibitions gallery news glossary GUNNAR NORDSTROM GALLERY
space
Thom Ross
Artist: Thom Ross, Title: The Football Game - click for larger image
The Football Game
60 x 48 Inches  Acrylic on Canvas   Sold
artist page
previous   next

Return to Thom Ross's Best of the West exhibition page
Return to Thom Ross's Art + Wine: A fundraiser for the KPC exhibition page
Return to Thom Ross's Thomassi-Rossi and Wattier-Nykreim exhibition page
Return to Thom Ross's Thom Ross exhibition page
Return to Thom Ross's I Wanna be a Cowboy exhibition page
Return to Thom Ross's Thom Ross at the Little Bighorn exhibition page
Return to Thom Ross's "Cowboys and Indians" exhibition page
Return to Thom Ross's Group Exhibit exhibition page
Return to Thom Ross's 21st Anniversary Exhibit exhibition page
Return to Thom Ross's Tie my Fly exhibition page
Return to Thom Ross's Thom Ross - New Paintings exhibition page
Return to Thom Ross's A Review of Past Works - See What You've Missed exhibition page
Return to Thom Ross's A Review of Past Works - See what you've missed exhibition page
Return to Thom Ross's 20th Anniversary Group Show exhibition page
Return to Thom Ross's August Group Exhibit exhibition page
Return to Thom Ross's Annual Holiday Group Exhibit exhibition page
Return to Thom Ross's Thom Ross - New Paintings exhibition page
Return to Thom Ross's Summer Sizzle exhibition page
Return to Thom Ross's Indians on the Beach exhibition page
Return to Thom Ross's Holiday Exhibit and Grand Re-Opening exhibition page
Return to Thom Ross's Group Exhibit exhibition page
Return to Thom Ross's Thom Ross exhibition page
Return to Thom Ross's Group Exhibit exhibition page
Return to Thom Ross's Holiday Group Exhibit exhibition page
Return to Thom Ross's Group Exhibit - February exhibition page
Return to Thom Ross's Thom Ross exhibition page
Return to Thom Ross's Group Exhibit - June exhibition page
Return to Thom Ross's Group Exhibit - August exhibition page
Return to Thom Ross's Group Exhibit - September exhibition page
Return to Thom Ross's Group Exhibit - October exhibition page
Return to Thom Ross's Group Exhibit - November exhibition page
Return to Thom Ross's Group Exhibit - January exhibition page
Return to Thom Ross's Group Exhibit exhibition page
Return to Thom Ross's Extended Group Exhibit exhibition page
Return to Thom Ross's Group Exhibit exhibition page
Return to Thom Ross's Group Exhibit - August exhibition page
Return to Thom Ross's Group Exhibit - September exhibition page
Return to Thom Ross's Group Exhibit - October exhibition page
Return to Thom Ross's Group Exhibit - November exhibition page
Return to Thom Ross's Group Exhibit - January exhibition page
Return to Thom Ross's Group Exhibit exhibition page
Return to Thom Ross's Group Exhibit - April exhibition page
Return to Thom Ross's Holiday Group Exhibit exhibition page
Return to Thom Ross's Group Exhibit - March exhibition page
Return to Thom Ross's Group Exhibit - June exhibition page
Return to Thom Ross's Group Exhibit - August exhibition page
Return to Thom Ross's Group Exhibit - September exhibition page
Return to Thom Ross's Holiday Group Exhibit exhibition page
Return to Thom Ross's Group Exhibit - January exhibition page
Return to Thom Ross's Western Exposure exhibition page
Return to Thom Ross's Group Exhibit - August exhibition page
Return to Thom Ross's Group Exhibit - September exhibition page
Return to Thom Ross's Group Exhibit - November exhibition page
Return to Thom Ross's February Group Exhibit exhibition page
Return to Thom Ross's Group Exhibit - February exhibition page
Return to Thom Ross's Revisited exhibition page
Return to Thom Ross's Group Exhibit - May exhibition page
Return to Thom Ross's Group Exhibit - July exhibition page
Return to Thom Ross's Group Exhibit - October exhibition page
Return to Thom Ross's Group Exhibit - November exhibition page
Return to Thom Ross's Group Exhibit - February exhibition page
Return to Thom Ross's Group Exhibit - March exhibition page
Return to Thom Ross's "Western Exposure" exhibition page
Return to Thom Ross's Group Exhibit - October exhibition page
Return to Thom Ross's March exhibition page
Return to Thom Ross's April Group Exhibit exhibition page
Return to Thom Ross's Group Exhibit exhibition page
Return to Thom Ross's Go Figure exhibition page
Return to Thom Ross's Reflections exhibition page
Return to Thom Ross's My Last Coversation with Albert Ball exhibition page
Return to Thom Ross's Group Exhibit exhibition page
Return to Thom Ross's New Works exhibition page
Return to Thom Ross's May Group Exhibit exhibition page
Return to Thom Ross's June Group Exhibit exhibition page
Return to Thom Ross's Draw Cowboy! exhibition page
Return to Thom Ross's Thom Ross exhibition page
Return to Thom Ross's Group Exhibit exhibition page
Return to Thom Ross's Never too late! exhibition page
Return to Thom Ross's Moby-Dick exhibition page
Contact us to inquire about this work.
On November 20, 1903, the University of Washington football team defeated the University of Nevada, 2-0. What made this seemingly unremarkable game remarkable was the presence of the famous Nez Perce leader, Chief Joseph. According to the paper, Joseph had gone to the game with Professor Edmond B. Meany, and his nephew, Red Thunder. The players ran over to meet him and he responded in his laconic way with a series of "Ughs" at each introduction. Red Thunder produced three cigars and the men puffed away as they watched the game. When the game was over, this is what Joseph had to say: "I saw a lot of white men almost fight today. I do not think this is good. This may be all right, but I believe it is not. I feel pleased that Washington won the game. Those men I should think would break their legs and arms, but they did not get mad. I had a good time at the game with my white friends." At the time of the game, Athletic Field was located at the corner of 13th and Jefferson in Seattle.
space