The Moody Painting in Animal Crossing: New Horizons
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The Moody Painting is a painting in the Animal Crossing series introduced in Animal Crossing: City Folk. It is based on Jean-François Millet's The Sower; it is one of two of Millet pieces to appear in the Animal Crossing series, alongside the Common Painting.
In City Folk
- Sells for 10 Bells if it is a forgery.
In New Leaf
In New Horizons
A pioneering work of realism, this oil painting, completed in 1850, shows a glum-looking peasant sowing seeds in a field. This image of poverty enraged the upper classes of France at the time, who criticized his work for showing how workers struggled- many paintings at this time expressed an idyllic middle-class life, full of color and warmth.
The Sower is currently on display in the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, Massachusetts.