The studio of Gleyre was inherited from Delaroche, and afterwards handed down to Gerome.
Delaroche, on the other hand, was overwhelmed with praise and commissions.
He confessed at a later period that he could have eaten Delaroche raw with the greatest of pleasure.
Delaroche, however, had a more kindly heart than Millet imagined.
A few of the other pupils of Delaroche were of the same mind, and they all set out for Italy together.
All night Delaroche sat by the bed of his wife, in the big, empty, ruined convent.
When it was finished Grme showed it to his master with many misgivings; but Delaroche encouraged him to send it to the Salon.
His alter ego was Delaroche, to whom he gave his daughter in marriage.
Delaroche was not troubled by ideals, and had no affectation of them.
Delaroche's great picture of "Napoleon crossing the Alps," has reached London, where it is on exhibition.