Piece description from the artist
Thou shall not pass.
The decline in jousting started with the invention of the musket firearm in 1520
Gavin was born in Peoria, Illinois and went on to get his degree in fine art at Illinois State University. He now lives in Los Angeles, where he's been part of numerous group and solo shows. His work was featured in "New American Paintings":http://www.newamericanpaintings.com/ in 2006 and again in December 2011.