Forgery/New Leaf

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Animal Crossing: New Leaf introduces a way to determine whether a piece of art is a forgery or not before buying from Redd's Gallery. The following table describes the differences between genuine and fake artwork.

Paintings[edit]

Painting forgeries in Animal Crossing: New Leaf

Name Genuine Forgery Description
Amazing painting Amazing Painting NL Texture.png Amazing Painting (Fake) NL Texture.png In the forgery, the man in the middle is dressed in white, and the man in next to him is dressed in black. If the man in the middle is dressed in black, and the other man is dressed in white, it is real.
Basic painting Basic Painting NL Texture.png Basic Painting (Fake) NL Texture.png In the forgery, both of the boy's arms are bent. If only his left arm is bent, it is genuine.
Calm painting Calm Painting NL Texture.png This painting is always genuine.
Common painting Common Painting NL Texture.png This painting is always genuine.
Dynamic painting Dynamic Painting NL Texture.png Dynamic Painting (Fake) NL Texture.png In the forgery, Mount Fuji is much larger, appearing closer to the foreground. If it is small and distant, it is genuine.
Famous painting Famous Painting NL Texture.png Famous Painting (Fake) NL Texture.png In the forgery, the woman's left hand is on top of her right hand. If the left hand is below her right hand, it is genuine.
Fine painting Fine Painting NL Texture.png This painting is always genuine.
Flowery painting Flowery Painting NL Texture.png This painting is always genuine.
Graceful painting Graceful Painting NL Texture.png Graceful Painting (Fake) NL Texture.png In the forgery, the woman is looking towards the left. If she's looking to the right, it is genuine.
Jolly painting Jolly Painting NL Texture.png Jolly Painting (Fake) NL Texture.png In the forgery, the nose is made of a carrot with green leaves hanging beneath. If the nose is made of a green vegetable, it is genuine.
Moody painting Moody Painting NL Texture.png This painting is always genuine.
Moving painting Moving Painting NL Texture.png Moving Painting (Fake) NL Texture.png In the forgery, the shell beneath Venus is upside down. If the shell is shown in its upward position, it is genuine.
Neutral painting Neutral Painting NL Texture.png Neutral Painting (Fake) NL Texture.png In the forgery, the large leaf at the top-left has a hole in it, resembling the leaf icon for furniture. If the leaf does not have a hole, it is genuine.
Nice painting Nice Painting NL Texture.png This painting is always genuine.
Perfect painting Perfect Painting NL Texture.png This painting is always genuine.
Proper painting Proper Painting NL Texture.png This painting is always genuine.
Quaint painting Quaint Painting NL Texture.png Quaint Painting (Fake) NL Texture.png In the forgery, the woman is not wearing a hat. If she is wearing a white hat, it is genuine.
Scary painting Scary Painting NL Texture.png Scary Painting (Fake) NL Texture.png In the forgery, the man's hands are only pointing one finger. If he has all the fingers sticking out, it is genuine.
Scenic painting Scenic Painting NL Texture.png This painting is always genuine.
Serene painting Serene Painting NL Texture.png Serene Painting (Fake) NL Texture.png In the forgery, the woman is holding a fluffy white cat. If she is holding a skinny white ermine, it is genuine.
Solemn painting Solemn Painting NL Texture.png Solemn Painting (Fake) NL Texture.png In the forgery, the blonde girl in the middle appears larger than the girl to the left. If the blonde girl and the girl on the left are on the same height, it is genuine.
Warm painting Warm Painting NL Texture.png This painting is always genuine.
Wild painting Wild Painting NL Texture.png Wild Painting (Fake) NL Texture.png In the forgery, Fūjin and Raijin are mirrored horizontally. If Fūjin is on the right and Raijin on the left, it is genuine.
Wistful painting Wistful Painting NL Texture.png Wistful Painting (Fake) NL Texture.png In the forgery, the woman's hat is colored red. If her hat is colored blue, it is genuine.
Worthy painting Worthy Painting NL Texture.png This painting is always genuine.

Statues[edit]

Statue forgeries in Animal Crossing: New Leaf

Name Genuine Forgery Description
Ancient statue Ancient Statue NL Model.png Ancient Statue (Fake) NL Model.png In the forgery, the statue's eyes are partially opened. If the statue's eyes are closed, it is genuine.
Beautiful statue Beautiful Statue NL Model.png Beautiful Statue (Fake) NL Model.png In the forgery, the woman's hair goes down to her shoulders. If it only cover her ears, it is genuine
Gallant statue Gallant Statue NL Model.png Gallant Statue (Fake) NL Model.png In the forgery, David has a cloth hanging over his right shoulder. If there is no cloth on David's right shoulder, it is genuine.
Great statue Great Statue NL Model.png Great Statue (Fake) NL Model.png In the forgery, Kamehameha's hand is pointed downwards. If his hand is pointed upwards, it is genuine.
Motherly statue Motherly Statue NL Model.png Motherly Statue (Fake) NL Model.png In the forgery, there is only one child beneath the wolf. If there are two children, it is genuine.
Mystic statue Mystic Statue NL Model.png Mystic Statue (Fake) NL Model.png In the forgery, the hat appears spherical. If her hat is cylindrical, it is genuine.
Robust statue Robust Statue NL Model.png Robust Statue (Fake) NL Model.png In the forgery, the man is holding a UFO. If he is holding a smooth disc, it is genuine.
Valiant statue Valiant Statue NL Model.png Valiant Statue (Fake) NL Model.png In the forgery, the statue has bat wings.

If the statue has feathery angel wings, it is genuine.