Graceful Painting

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Graceful Painting
Graceful Painting NH Texture.png
The Graceful Painting in Animal Crossing: New Horizons
Real-world counterpart
Beauty Looking Back
Year Unknown
Artist Hishikawa Moronobu
Main appearances
Name in other languages
 しなやかなめいが
 端庄的名画
 Toile gracieuse
 Retrato oriental
 Quadro armonioso
 Изящная картина
 절제된 명화
 端莊的名畫
 Toile gracieuse
 Retrato oriental
 Anmutsgemälde
 Sierlijk schilderij


The Graceful Painting is a painting in the Animal Crossing series introduced in Animal Crossing: New Leaf. It is based on Hishikawa Moronobu's Beauty Looking Back.

Art details[edit]

In New Leaf[edit]

Graceful Painting
Beauty Looking Back
Artist: Hishikawa Moronobu
Made in the 17th century
Color on silk


Fake Graceful Painting
Graceful Painting

Description A hand-painted ukiyo-e print from the middle of the Edo era. It's of a fashionable lady looking backward.
Buy Price 99k Bells NH Inv Icon cropped.png 3,920 Bells
Sell Price 99k Bells NH Inv Icon cropped.png 490 Bells [nb 1]
Obtain from Redd NH Character Icon.png Re-Tail
Authenticity In the forgery, the woman is looking towards the left. If she's looking to the right, it is genuine.
Furniture Size 1.0 x 1.0
  1. Cannot be sold if it is a forgery. Will be charged 99k Bells NH Inv Icon cropped.png 100 Bells from Re-Tail.

In New Horizons[edit]

Graceful Painting
Beauty Looking Back
Hishikawa Moronobu, 17th century
Color on silk


Fake Graceful Painting
Graceful Painting

Description A hand-painted piece by Hishikawa Moronobu, an artist known for popularizing the ukiyo-e style. This stirring painting depicts a fashionable woman glancing back over her shoulder.
Buy Price 99k Bells NH Inv Icon cropped.png 4980 Bells
Sell Price 99k Bells NH Inv Icon cropped.png 1245 Bells[nb 1]
Obtain from Redd NH Character Icon.png Jolly Redd's Treasure Trawler
Authenticity In the forgery, the white collar around her neck is missing and she fills up the whole frame. The woman on the forged painting will also periodically look the wrong way. If she has a white collar and takes up less of the frame, it is genuine.
Furniture Size 1.0 x 2.0
  1. Cannot be sold if it is a forgery.

Real-world information[edit]

Beauty Looking Back

The portrait is a painting on silk, depicting a Japanese woman, looking back as she walks ahead.