Born December 14~ Hortense Haudebourt-Lescot

French artist Antoinette Cécile Hortense Haudebourt-Lescot (December 14, 1784-January 2, 1845) was among the most celebrated women painters in the early decades of the 19th century.
Biography on Wikipedia:

A Swiss guard, Full-Length by Hortense Haudebourt-Lescot
c.1810-1812 / Oil on canvas / 16″x12-3/4″ / Private collection

Hortense Haudebourt-Lescot on Artnet:

Further reading:
Figuration Feminine:

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