|Adolph Menzel The Balcony Room, oil, 1845|
|Adolph Menzel, The Studio Wall|
"He compared glazing or similar transitions with transparent colors to the use of the pedal on the piano, stating that a good pianist can play everything as if he was using the pedal. Yet as a matter of fact everything has to be played on the keys themselves without the tones getting blurred.”
Thanks to Christian Schlierkamp and Christoph Heuer for help with the translation.
From Paul Meyerheim