In 1789, when the French revolution started, she fled France.
Neo-classicist Constance Marie Mayer-Lamartinière (1775-1821), according to Peter Huijs, page 21:
had both a personal and artistic relationship to famous artist Pierre-Paul Prud’hon.
At many of the paintings signed by him, she worked intensely.
When she came to the conclusion that Pierre-Paul had different plans and would never marry her, not even in the case that his mentally ill wife would die, she cut her throat with his razor.
Then, from the twentieth century: Russian Tamara de Lempicka.
See on ‘flapper’ women of the 1920s: here.