Death masks and warm smiles: the golden age of Dutch painting in pictures

By Guardian Staff

A new exhibition on pain and pleasure in art asks whether the face is truly the mirror of the soul. More than 50 works from the golden age of Dutch painting on show at the Frans Hals Museum, in Haarlem, the Netherlands embrace every emotion from despair to lust

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