Adele Clinton poses for a picture for her husband, who is an artist. The picture is exhibited and called "the woman with the rose." Lechison sees the picture and wished to buy the woman, while Czerny, a musician, appreciates art and wants to buy it for its beauty. Lechison leases a studio and advertises for a model. Adele sees the ad and, hoping to help her husband, who is down to his last cent, she applies for the position and is accepted. Not until Lechison tries to make love to her does she realize the trap that she has stepped into. She screams, and Czerny, the musician goes to her aid. He kills Lechison. Adele is accused of murder, but her husband, to shield her, confesses his guilt. Adele then declares she committed the crime. Czerny comes forward with his confession, and Adele is freed.
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