Hebe secretly admires, Nick, her boss at the art gallery where she works in London. She spends a passionate night with him, but her happiness ends the next morning. Nick throws her away, saying, "I would never have expected you were a mistress of Andrew Southern!" Nick shows the stunned Hebe a painting by a legendary artist, Andrew Southern—a portrait of a woman with watery eyes and a smile lying on a bed. The woman is a spitting image of Hebe! Nick does not try to hide his disgust at seeing her in the painting and accuses her of being after his money. But Hebe has never met the painter and she is truly in love with Nick, even though he doesn't believe it....