"not for her the sly, complacent smile of la Gioconda"
'La Gioconda'
Public Domain'La Gioconda' - Credit: Leonardo da Vinci

La Gioconda is another name for the Mona Lisa, a painting by the Renaissance artist Leonardo da Vinci, and one of the most famous works of art in the world.

It is currently on display at the Louvre Museum in Paris, under the title Portrait of Lisa Gherardini, wife of Francesco del Giocondo.