A Tale Most Tall of Battle

This painting is  another retouch project.  It is based on a famous image of Hokusai’s “The Warrior Hatakeyama Shigetada Carrying His Horse”.  Usually, I would try to avoid using imagery by artists like Hokusai.  There is no improvement that can be done on genius and It is difficult to make the image yours.  I couldn’t resist this “equestrian” though. I doubt there has been much else like it in art history, and it makes me smile.