ACNH Scenic Painting

What is scenic painting in Animal Crossing New Horizons? This term must be known by you if you are a ACNH player. Here, there is some information about scenic painting so that you will know what it is and how it is.

What Is Scenic Painting in ACNH?

What is scenic painting? This question may come to your mind when you find the term. Well, according to Animal Crossing Wiki, scenic painting is a painting which is able to be purchased in City Folk and New Leaf.  It is able to be collected by Happy Home Handbook in Happy Home Designer. In New Horizons, the painting is able to to be donated to the museum and it is able to be added to the art gallery.

ACNH Scenic Painting
Scenic Painting

You are able to buy the painting from Jolly Redd’s Treasure Trawler. There is no forgery and it is always genuine. You are able to donate the painting to the museum for adding the art gallery. It is important for you to know that this painting is able to be purchased from Crazy Redd’s in some games. So, you have to note that you may be buying the fake one.

The real name of the scenic painting is The Hunters in the Snow. This painting is painting by Dutch Renaissance artist named Pieter Bruegel in 1565. He painted it by using oil on wood. Now, the painting can be found in the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna. This painting is a genre which means a work that depicts an aspect of daily life. This painting is one of a series of six paintings which depict periods of time. The painting depicts a group of hunters who go back to their village after a failed hunt.

Bruegel used a limited palette of soft colors in his work. The color that he used was different from the variety of vibrant colors which often used by artists at the time. Nevertheless, he could apply fine control on the lines and details so that it contributed to the linear perspective view while maintaining a sense of flatness.

The Information Of Painting

In Animal Crossing New Leaf and Animal Crossing City Folk, scenic painting costs 3,920 and 1,960. The selling price is 490. This painting is available from Crazy Redd and Tom Nook. In the Animal Crossing New Horizons, scenic painting costs 4,980 Bells and the selling price is 1,245 Bells. The painting is available from Jolly Redd’s Treasure Trawler.

Donating Scenic Painting to The Museum

After the scenic painting is donated to the museum, there will be a description of the painting. In the Animal Crossing New Horizons, the museum label says :

The Hunters in the Snow

Pieter Brueghel the Elder, 1565

Oil on wood panel

For your information, Brueghel was a landscape artist from the late Renaissance period. He was known as the “Peasant Artist.” He got the title because he depicted scenes from common peasant life, such as the moment which captured here. You are able to note the contrast between the weary hunters and the people who are frolicking below on icy ponds.

The Difference Between Real and Fake Scenic Painting

As explained earlier, when you buy the painting, you have to be careful because you may buy the fake one. So, to avoid buying the fake one, you need to know the difference of the scenic painting between the fake one and the real one.

Scenic Painting Real vs Fake

In the fake version of the scenic painting, there is no second man and additional animals who are traveling in the snow near the front of the picture. It means that in the fake one, you will only see one hunter between the trees and some animals accompanying him. In the real version, you are able to see that there are more people and animals. It means that you can see there are three hunters between the trees with more animals accompanying them.

What is Jolly Redd’s Treasure Trawler?

Jolly Redd's Treasure Trawler

As explained earlier, you are able to buy the scenic painting in Jolly Redd’s Treasure Trawler. But, what is it? It is a shop where the owner is Redd. Redd is an untrustworthy kitsune or fox in this game. He is also known as Crazy Redd and Jolly Redd. He operates the illicit furniture shops Crazy Redd’s and Jolly Redd’s Treasure Trawler, where he is known to sell authentic and fake paintings and sculptures with very expensive furniture items.

Jolly Redd’s Treasure Trawler anchors at the secret beach which is located on the northern coast of the deserted island. It can be visited by player. In the ship, the things that Redd sells are paintings, sculptures and furniture of dubious quality and origin. Artworks which are authentic are able to be donated to the museum.

After it is unlocked, there will be Redd who visits the island on one weekday every two weeks. The cycle started on January 6th, 2020 the first Monday of the year where New Horizons was released.

If there is Redd, there will be his logo on the secret beach on the island map. On the day of the first visit of Redd, there will be Tom Nook who informs you during the daily announcements that a suspicious individual has been lately reported on other islands nearby.

Museum in the Animal Crossing

In the Animal Crossing, the museum is a building which is established for the collection and display of fish, bugs, fossils, sculptures and paintings. Museum can be found in all the Animal Crossing series games but Animal Forest.

The curator of the museum is an owl named Blathers. He stands in the entrance foyer. In some other Animal Crossing series namely City Folk, Wild World and New Leaf, there is Celeste who also works in the museum either runs the observatory or the museum shop. In the basement in Wild World and City Folk, there is a museum cafe. The name of the museum cafe is The Roost and it is run by a pigeon named Brewster who brews and sells coffee. Different from this, In the Animal Crossing New Horizons, the museum has an approach which is modernized. It also does not include Brewster and The Roost with the observatory in the initial released of the game.