This painting by Leonardo da Vinci and on display at the Musée du Louvre in Paris is generally regarded as the most famous painting in the world. Da Vinci's work was painted between 1503 and 1519 and yet seems more enchanting, engaging and popular than ever.
The ambiguity of her expression-her smile, has captured the imagination of other artists, authors and songwriters for centuries.
We hope that you enjoy her timeless, serene confidence. And as you study what scholars have examined, writers have penned and singers have expressed-that you will come away with the most important gift she can give...a smile.