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Trained by Claude Monet, Blanche Hoschede-Monet was said to follow his techniques so faithfully that scholars sometimes have difficulty telling her work from his. What is evident in a painting like Giverny, le seule et la rosarie is Hoschede-Monets staunch conformity to Impressionist techniques including high key colors and broken brushwork utilizing heavy impasto. The painting thereby communicates the sensation of nature through its texture as well as its loosely organized but brightly colored forms. Blanches mother Alice married Claude Monet after her father Ernest Hoschedes death. The young girl painted alongside her stepfather as she grew up, often carrying...