Chopin Nocturne Op 9 No1 image21 final

Closeup image of completed work. Full image available at  There have been thousands, of thousands, of more thousands of brush strokes.  Already the last stoke has been blended into all the rest and like the rest they have all drifted out of memory and into a finish work.  Another thousand could have been place, and some could have had their effort made know, but there are only so many thousands left and it was time to take the brush in a different dab.