Animal Crossing New Horizons Redd guide: Real or fake art complete list

Jolly Redd has actually gone back to Animal Crossing: New Horizons, bringing furnishings and art with him.

Redd will have 4 various art pieces in on his boat (in addition to 2 pieces of routine furnishings). As in previous video games, Redd will offer real art work (that can be contributed to the Museum) and forgeries (which can’t be contributed). Listed below we’ll review how to find a phony.

You can just purchase among the 4 art pieces showed, so pick sensibly. Based upon our experiences, it’s possible for all 4 of the art pieces to be phony. It’s likewise possible for Redd to be offering more than one genuine art piece. From counting the name plates in the museum, there are 43 art pieces to discover and contribute.

Once you purchase it from Redd, the art will get sent by mail to you the next day.

Total List of Paintings

Total List of Statues

Where do I discover Redd?

You’ll require to talk with Blathers and have him discuss the concept of enabling art prior to Redd will appear. According to a information mine by Ninji, this will take place when you send a minimum of 60 contributions to the museum (fish, bugs, or fossils). The day after Blathers speak about art, Isabelle will alert you of dubious art dealerships throughout her early morning statements. You’ll then have the ability to discover Redd strolling your island.

Jolly Redd tries to rip off an Animal Crossing character

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Upon talking with him, he’ll provide you a random painting for a for a tremendous 498,000 Bells. After decreasing, he’ll offer you a “discount” to 4,980 Bells. This art piece will be real.

Contribute the very first art piece to Blathers, and he’ll discuss opening an art exhibition. The next day, the museum will be closed for remodellings. Another day later on, the museum will open with an art exhibition and Redd will begin appearing on your island on random days.

Redd appears on a boat at your island’s small beach in the north of your island. The beach is all the method on the back of your island, and if you haven’t terraformed back there, you’ll likely require a ladder to reach it.

Redd’s boat will appear on random days, comparable to other island merchants like Kicks and Flick. We’re uncertain if Redd’s boat has any opening requirements (such as requiring the Homeowner Solutions camping tent to update to a structure prior to he’ll appear, or requiring to contribute a specific total up to the Museum).

Redd can likewise be included as a merchant in Harv’s Island Plaza for 100,000 Bells. When he appears here, he’ll have 2 random art pieces, which can both either be phony or genuine. On Harv’s island, you can still just purchase one piece a day.

What do I do with the art?

The art can be contributed to the Museum, supplied that it’s real. It can likewise be utilized as a typical furnishings product to be shown in your house. If it’s a statue, it can likewise be put anywhere on the island.

If you purchase a phony, not even Timmy and Tommy will wish to purchase it. You’ll need to get rid of it utilizing a Garbage Can providing product if you don’t desire it any longer. Or you can simply show it and trick your uncultured good friends.

How to inform which of Redd’s art work are genuine and which are phony

All of Redd’s art work are based off of real life paintings and sculptures. However the challenging fox might attempt to offer you a forgery that looks really comparable to the real short article. Each fake will have a visible difference from the real version.

Redd has really stepped up his game this time around and his art is pretty hard to differentiate from the real versions. Keep in mind that the differences between the real and fakes are not the same as they were in Animal Crossing: New Leaf and are much harder to spot.

In the list below, we’ll include descriptions of how you can tell the difference between a real piece of art and a forgery. We’ll keep updating as we find more.

Update (Apr. 23): While we used the painting textures from the game to list the paintings below, it appears that there have been reports of multiple types of fake paintings that were not in the textures we used. That being said, make sure to inspect the paintings carefully and compare them to the real paintings below before you make any purchases. We will continue investigating and update this guide as we find more information.

Serene Painting

(Lady with an Ermine by Leonardo da Vinci)

A comparison of the real and fake Serene Painting in Animal Crossing. The fake is holding a creature with a raccoon-like pattern

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The real version will have a woman holding an all-white ermine. In the fake version, the ermine will have raccoon-like circles around its eyes.

Warm Painting

(The Clothed Maja by Francisco de Goya)

A confirmation that the Warm Painting is always real in Animal Crossing

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The Warm Painting is always genuine.

Wistful Painting

(Girl with a Pearl Earring by Johannes Vermeer)

A comparison image showing what the fake Wistful Painting looks like

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The real version has a pearl earring (shocker). The fake version has a star-shaped earring. There is another fake version with the subject’s eyes closed, which also has a star-shaped earring.

Academic Painting

(Vitruvian Man by Leonardo da Vinci)

A comparison between the real and fake Academic Painting. The fake version has a coffee stain.

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The fake version of this painting will have a coffee stain in the corner.

Graceful Painting

(Beauty Looking Back by Hishikawa Moronobu)

A comparison of the real and fake Graceful Painting

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The real version has a white tag near her hair. The fake version does not have the tag. The woman in the fake painting is also larger. Another version of a fake Graceful Painting has her looking to the left, instead of to the right.

Calm Painting

(A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte by Georges Seurat)

A confirmation that the Calm Painting is always real

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The Calm Painting is always genuine.

Flowery Painting

(Sunflowers by Vincent Van Gogh)

A confirmation that the Flowery Painting is always real

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The Flowery Painting is always genuine.

Jolly Painting

(Summer by Giuseppe Arcimboldo)

A comparison showing that the fake version of the Jolly Painting is missing a flower on his chest.

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The fake Jolly Painting will be missing the sprout on the subject’s chest.

Moody Painting

(The Sower by Jean-François Millet)

Confirmation that the Moody Painting is always real

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The Moody Painting is always genuine.

Famous Painting

(The Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci)

A comparison showing that the fake version of the Famous Painting has eyebrows.

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The fake Famous Painting will have eyebrows.

Scary Painting

(Ōtani Oniji the 3rd as Yakko Edobei by Tōshūsai Sharaku)

A comparison of the real and fake Scary Painting

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The fake Scary Painting will have sad-looking eyebrows. The real one looks more angry. An additional fake version might have him smiling, though his eyebrows will still be sad-looking.

Dynamic Painting

(Thirty-Six Views of Mount Fuji The Great Wave off Kanagawa by Katsushika Hokusai)

A confirmation that the Dynamic Painting is always real

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The Dynamic Painting is always real.

Scenic Painting

(The Hunters in the Snow by Pieter Bruegel the Elder)

A comparison showing that the fake version of the Scenic Painting is missing people

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The phony version of the Scenic Painting will be missing a hunter and some dogs.

Moving Painting

(The Birth of Venus by Sandro Botticelli)

A comparison showing the fake version of the Moving Painting missing trees

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The fake version of the Moving Painting will be missing trees in the top right corner.

Amazing Painting

(The Night Watch by Rembrandt van Rijn)

A comparison showing that the fake version of the Amazing Painting is missing a hat

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The man in the front of the fake Amazing Painting is missing his hat.

Quaint Painting

(The Milkmaid by Johannes Vermeer)

A comparison showing that the fake version of the Quaint Painting has more milk

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In the fake version, the woman in the Quaint Painting is pouring out much more milk than she is in the genuine variation.

Solemn Painting

(Las Meninas by Diego Velázquez)

A comparison showing the fake version of the Solemn Painting has a man raising his arm

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The man in the background of the fake Solemn Painting is raising his arm more than he is in the real version.

Basic Painting

(The Blue Boy by Thomas Gainsborough)

A comparison showing that the boy in the fake Basic Painting has more hair

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The fake version of the Basic Painting depicts the boy with more hair.

Worthy Painting

(Liberty Leading the People by Eugène Delacroix)

A confirmation that the Worthy Painting is always real

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The Worthy Painting is always genuine.

Glowing Painting

(The Fighting Temeraire by Joseph Mallord William Turner)

A confirmation that the Glowing Painting is always real

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The Glowing Painting is always genuine.

Common Painting

(The Gleaners by Jean-François Millet)

Confirmation that the Common Painting is always real

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The Common Painting is always genuine.

Sinking Painting

(Ophelia by John Everett Millais)

The Sinking Painting is always real

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The Sinking Painting is always genuine.

Nice Painting

(The Fifer by Édouard Manet)

The Nice Painting is always real

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The Nice Painting is always genuine.

Proper Painting

(A Bar at the Folies-Bergère by Édouard Manet)

Confirmation that the Proper Painting is always real

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The Proper Painting is always genuine.

Mysterious Painting

(Isle of the Dead by Arnold Böcklin)

Confirmation that the Mysterious Painting is always real

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The Mysterious Painting is always genuine.

Twinkling Painting

(The Starry Night by Vincent van Gogh)

Confirmation that the Twinkling Painting is always real

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The Twinkling Painting is always genuine.

Perfect Painting

(Apples and Oranges by Paul Cézanne)

The Perfect Painting is never fake

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The Perfect Painting is always genuine.

Wild Painting Left Half

(Folding Screen of Fūjin and Raijin by Tawaraya Sōtatsu)

A comparison showing the real and fake Wild Painting Left Half. The fake version shows the beast as green, rather than white

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In the fake version of the Wild Painting Left Half, the beast is green. It should be white.

Wild Painting Right Half

(Folding Screen of Fūjin and Raijin by Tawaraya Sōtatsu)

A comparison of the real and fake Wild Painting Right Half.

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In the fake version of the Wild Painting Right Half, the beast is white. It should be green.

Detailed Painting

(Ajisai Sōkeizu by Itō Jakuchū)

A comparison of the real and fake Detailed Painting

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The fake Detailed Painting has actually purple foliage instead of blue. It’s also missing a signature on the left.

Warrior Statue

(Terracotta Warrior by Unknown)

A comparison of the real and fake Warrior Statue

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The genuine version will not be holding anything. The fake version is holding a shovel.

Motherly Statue

(Captoline Wolf by Unknown)

A comparison between the real and fake Motherly Statue

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The fake version of the Motherly Statue will have a tongue sticking out of the wolf’s mouth.

Beautiful Statue

(Venus de Milo by Alexandros of Antioch)

A comparison of the real and fake Beautiful Statue

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The fake version will be wearing a necklace.

Robust Statue

(Discobolus by unknown)

A comparison between the real and fake Robust Statue

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The fake statue will be wearing a watch on his raised arm.

Gallant Statue

(David by Michelangelo)

A comparison between the real and fake Gallant Statue

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The fake statue is holding a book under his arm.

Informative Statue

(Rosetta Stone by Unknown)

A comparison of the real and fake Informative Statue

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The fake Informative Statue will be blue, but the genuine one is black.

Ancient Statue

(Jōmon Period “Dogū” Figurine Shakōki-dogū by Unknown)

A comparison between the real and fake Ancient Statue

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The fake Ancient Statue has two antennas coming out of the side of its head.

The fake statue may also have blue glowing eyes.

Tremendous Statue

(Houmuwu Ding by Unknown)

A comparison of the fake and real Tremendous Statue. The fake one has a lid on it.

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The fake version of this statue has a lid. The genuine one will be open at the top.

Mystic Statue

(Bust of Nefertiti by Thutmose)

A comparison of the real and fake Mystic Statue

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The fake Mystic Statue will have actually an earring on the subject’s right ear. Facing the statue directly, the earring will be on the viewer’s left.

Rock-head Statue

(Olmec Colossal Head by Unknown)

A comparison of the real and fake Rock-head Statue

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The phony statue will be smiling.

Valiant Statue

(Nike of Samothrace by Unknown)

A comparison between the real and fake Valiant Statue

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The fake version of this statue will have Nike’s left leg forward. The genuine version has her right leg forward.

Familiar Statue

(The Thinker by Auguste Rodin)

A graphic showing the Familiar Statue in Animal Crossing and confirming that it is always real

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This statue will always be real.

Great Statue

(King Kamehameha I by Thomas Ridgeway Gould)

A graphic showing the Great Statue in Animal Crossing and confirming that it is always real

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This statue will always be real.


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