A handsome society woman, Edith Hanson, grows somewhat tired of her matter-of-fact, business-like husband, who spoils her a great deal, and imagines herself in love with Karl Brennan, an artist. She permits the calls of Baron Von Sachs, A wealthy woman, who is very much in love with him, Mrs. Williams, determines to be revenged upon her rival and seeks to get the baron away from her by destroying Edith's reputation. Edith goes to Karl's studio with her sister, Alice, and persuades him to paint her as a Venus. One day Mrs. Williams visits the studio and sees the nearly finished picture. She now sees her way clear to getting back at Edith. Calling at Edith's house a few days later, she finds Alice there by herself, and hears from her that Edith has gone alone to the artist's studio, where she is having a final sitting. Mrs. Williams makes a hasty adieu, intending to go at once to Mr. Hanson, and tell him where his wife is to be found. She meets Hanson as she is leaving the house and at ...
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