An artist tires of his wife and discards her only to discover later that she has since married his best friend.


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The Artist
Zenia, the Model


Jean, an artist of the Latin Quarter of Paris, tires of Mimi, his model, and although she implores him to let her remain with him, he orders her out of his studio. Shortly after Jean is visited by Bert Rainey, a young American art student in Paris, who has returned from America to continue his studies. Bert suggests that they visit the old landmark which suits Jean, who desires to look for another model. The two part at a café and Jean enters and seats himself at a table and ordering wine, studies the faces of the men and women about him. A moment later Zenia, a beautiful flower girl, crying her wares, enters. Jean questions her and is struck by her beauty. He suggests that she come and pose for him. A few months elapse and Jean tires of his little flower girl and makes clear to her that he desires another model, Heartbroken, the girl vainly implores Jean to keep her and finally runs from the room while Jean looks after her smiling. Six months later Jean receives a letter from his old... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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artist | divorce | marriage | See All (3) »


Romance | Short | Drama





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6 June 1911 (USA)  »

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