The portrait dates from the winter of 1786-7 during Burns's first visit to Edinburgh.
The 3D art show at the Hangzhou Peace International Exhibition and Conference Centre showcases several paintings that give the illusion of 3D when viewed from a specific angle.
Archaeologists digging at the Saint Ursula convent in the Italian city of Florence have found the skeleton of a woman they claim was Lisa Gherardini
Bizarre and entertaining pictures of the straw land art festival 2012 held in Croatia.Check out the photos.
Financier reported to have paid $119.9m to clinch Edvard Munch's iconic work in a 12-minute bidding war.
The ring was in Jane Austen's family for nearly 200 years handed down among female descendants over many generations.
A successful grocer, and later, printer, Francis Frith fostered an interest in photography, becoming a founding member of the Liverpool Photographic Society in 1853.
A rare important still life by famous Scottish Colourist, Samuel Peploe, leads Bonhams Annual Scottish Pictures Sale in Edinburgh.
Two unique groups of photographs of Lucian Freud by Cecil Beaton and David Dawson have been put up for Sotheby's Summer Season of Contemporary Art Sales.
A unique statue with an extraordinary story that moves between the worlds of early African exploration, opera, art and romance sold for £97,250 at Bonhams sale of Fine European Furniture, Sculpture and Works of Art in London.
Exclusive artwork is part of Constable's set of six-foot canvases that include The White Horse (1819) and The Hay Wain (1822).