Quaint Painting

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Quaint Painting
Quaint Painting NH Texture.png
The Quaint Painting in Animal Crossing: New Horizons
Real-world counterpart
The Milkmaid
Year c. 1658
Artist Johannes Vermeer
Main appearances
Name in other languages
 おちついためいが
 平静的名画
 平靜的名畫
 침착한 명화
 Toile charmante
 Toile charmante
 Retrato holandés
 Retrato holandés
 Quadro buffo
 Старинная картина
 Altertumsgemälde
 Traditioneel schilderij


The Quaint Painting is a painting in the Animal Crossing series introduced in Animal Crossing. It is based on Johannes Vermeer's The Milkmaid.

Art details[edit]

In Animal Crossing[edit]

Main article: Item:Quaint Painting (Animal Crossing)

The Quaint Painting in Animal Crossing replaces the Fine Painting from Doubutsu no Mori+, which shares the same internal hexadecimal ID.

Quaint Painting

Buy Price  1,960 Bells
Sell Price  490 Bells
Obtain from  Crazy Redd's
Furniture Size 1.0 x 1.0


In Wild World[edit]

Quaint Painting

Buy Price  3,920 Bells
Sell Price  490 Bells[nb 1]
Obtain from  Redd
Authenticity Can be a forgery
Furniture Size 1.0 x 1.0
  1. Sells for 10 Bells if it is a forgery.


In City Folk[edit]

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Buy Price  3,920 Bells
Sell Price  490 Bells[nb 1]
Obtain from  Crazy Redd's
Authenticity This painting can be a forgery.
Furniture Size 1.0 x 1.0
  1. Sells for 10 Bells if it is a forgery.


In New Leaf[edit]

Quaint Painting
The Milkmaid
Artist: Johannes Vermeer
Made around 1658
Oil on canvas


Fake Quaint Painting
Quaint Painting

Description Vermeer is known as a master of light. This painting demonstrates his craft with subtlety and grace.
Buy Price  3,920 Bells
Sell Price  490 Bells [nb 1]
Obtain from  Redd's Gallery
Authenticity In the forgery, the woman is not wearing a hat. If she is wearing a white hat, it is genuine.
Furniture Size 1.0 x 1.0
  1. Cannot be sold if it is a forgery. Will be charged  100 Bells from Re-Tail.

In New Horizons[edit]

Quaint Painting
The Milkmaid
Johannes Vermeer, circa 1658
Oil on canvas


Fake Quaint Painting
Quaint Painting

Description This piece earned Vermeer the nickname "Master of Light" thanks to its exquisite contrast and depth. Vermeer painted this masterpiece at only 25 years of age. Many note that it is surprisingly small in real life.
Buy Price  4,980 Bells
Sell Price  1,245 Bells[nb 1]
Obtain from  Jolly Redd's Treasure Trawler
Authenticity In the forgery, the liquid coming out of the vase is wide and vibrant. If the liquid pouring out of the vase is thin, it is genuine.
Furniture Size 1.0 x 1.0
  1. Cannot be sold if it is a forgery.

Gallery[edit]

Real-world information[edit]

The Milkmaid

Painted around 1658, The Milkmaid depicts a housemaid pouring milk into a Dutch oven. The Milkmaid is currently on display in the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam.