Redd's Paintings & Statues - It is real or fake?

Jul 03, 2023 par Skyangie

To complete the museum, at some point, you'll need to buy the paintings and sculptures from Redd. Unfortunately, there are counterfeits in Redd's store. In this guide, we'll list the real and fake paintings/sculptures.

This ACNH character will appear on his boat called the "Treasure Trawler" once you've progressed far enough in the adventure and given Blathers several insects, fish and sea creatures.

Once you've bought him your first painting, he'll come by boat to the behind your island. Please note, however, that not all Redd's works are authentic and the counterfeits will not be accepted in the museum. In this guide, we give you a list of real and fake paintings/sculptures.

List of fake paintings

Academic Painting
The original is Leonardo da Vinci's Vitruvian Man. You'll notice that the fake has a stain in the top right-hand corner.

Toile académique

Famous Painting
In Leonardo da Vinci's fake Mona Lisa, the problem appear in the eyebrows.

Toile célèbre

Quaint Painting
You'll find the wrong painting, The Milkmaid, by Johannes Vermeer, with the amount of milk coming out of the jug.

Toile charmante

Basic Painting
This painting is Thomas Gainsborough's Blue Child. In the forgery, the child has bangs.

Toile classique

Detailed Painting
The painting called Ajisai Sōkeizu by Itō Jakuchū has blue flowers, while the fake one is purple.

Toile détaillée

Scary Painting
The eyebrows on Toshusai Sharaku's copy of Otani Onji II point upwards on the inside.

Toile effrayante

Moving Painting
The tree behind Sandro Botticelli's fake Birth of Venus is missing.

Toile émouvante

Graceful Painting
Silk painting of a bijin, by Moronobu. On the counterfeit, the woman doesn't turn her head.

Toile gracieuse

Scenic Painting
In the wrong painting of Hunters in the Snow, by Pieter Brueghel the Elder, there is a man missing on the right.

Toile hivernale

Amazing Painting
This painting is Rembrandt's Night Watch. In the wrong painting, the man in the center has no hat.

Toile incroyable

Jolly Painting
In the fake painting of Giuseppe Arcimboldo's Summer, the flower in the lower right is missing.

Toile potagère

Serene Painting
The color of the animal in Leonardo da Vinci's Lady with an Ermine is gray in the forgery.

Toile royale

Wild Painting Left Half
The color of Tawaraya Sōtatsu's God of Thunder is blue in the forgery.

Toile sauvage (gauche)

Wild Painting Right Half
The color of Tawaraya Sōtatsu's God of the Wind is white in the forgery.

Toile sauvage (droite)

Solemn Painting
Detecting Diego Velazquez's fake painting Les Ménines is more complicated. You'll notice that the arm of the figure at the back in the door is up in the fake.

Toile solennelle

Wistful Painting
The earring in Johannes Vermeer's painting of The Girl with the Pearl is star-shaped.

Toile nacrée

List of real paintings

The Redd paintings below are always authentic due to the fact that

 there are no forgeries. So you can buy them without worrying about the details.

  • Calm painting
  • Proper painting
  • Common painting
  • Glowing painting
  • Dynamic painting
  • Flowery painting
  • Nice painting
  • Perfect painting
  • Moody painting
  • Worthy painting
  • Warm painting
  • Twinkling painting
  • Mysterious painting
  • Sinking painting

List of fake sculptures

Mystic statue
The counterfeit Nefertiti Bust by Thoutmôsis features an earring.

Sculpture mystérieuse

Tremendous statue
You can see a handle on the fake Houmuwu ding.

Sculpture singulière

Ancient statue
The copy of the Dogü statue has antennae.

Statuette antique

Robust statue
Myron's Discobole has a watch on his wrist in the bad copy.

Statue athlétique

Rock-head statue
The fake Colossal Head grins.

Statue déterminée

Beautiful statue
The fake Venus de Milo wears a necklace.

Statue féminine

Gallant statue
You'll recognize Michelangelo's fake David by the book he's carrying.

Statue majestueuse

Motherly statue
Romulus and Remus' she-wolf's tongue is out in the wrong place.

Statue maternelle

Valiant statue
The position of the fake statue of the Victory of Samothrace is turned to the right.

Statue héroïque

Warrior statue
In the wrong Terracotta Army statue, the hands are resting on an object that shouldn't exist.

Statue guerrière

Informative statue
The counterfeit Rosetta Stone is blue.

Tablette édifiante

List of real sculptures

The Redd sculptures below are always genuine and not counterfeit. So you can buy them without worrying about the details.

  • Familiar statue
  • Great statue