In Animal Crossing: New Horizons, players can purchase art pieces and sculptures from Crazy Redd. True to his title, Redd isn’t completely thorough with authenticity, he just wants to make a sale. Today, we’ll show you how to spot the differences between the real version of the Scary Painting versus the fake in Animal Crossing: New Horizons!
Scary Painting Real vs. Fake
The Scary Painting is based on the real-life print “Actor Otani Oniji III as the Yakko Edobei.” It is one of the works of Japanese artist Sharaku, and it depicts a Kabuki actor during a performance. You can see this painting for yourself at the Tokyo National Museum.
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In Animal Crossing: New Horizons, you can tell the difference between the two versions fairly easily if you take note of the expression. The fake version has the man’s eyebrows pointed up, which gives him a worried expression. The real version has his eyebrows pointing down, giving him a serious and stern expression.
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