Jack Landon, a gifted young artist, is loved by Leonie, a model, but he is blind to her attractiveness and her affection for him. Word comes that Mrs. Glenn, a rich woman, is going to call to see about Landon painting a portrait of Muriel, her daughter. The prospect of such an order creates wild excitement in Landon's studio. His various friends in the building come to his rescue with loans of hangings, rugs and bric-a-brac to make the studio presentable. They arrive shortly after and Landon secures the order. He also falls in love with Muriel, who is not only beautiful, but also a well-trained flirt. She permits Landon to think he is making progress with her heart as well as with her portrait. Landon invites Mrs. Glenn and Muriel to come to the artists' ball, an annual costume affair. He pawns his watch for money to send violets to Muriel, for though the portrait is complete, the payment for it has not been made. Just before the portrait is sent to the Glenns. Leonie, coming to ...
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