This page offers information on how to spot Crazy Redd’s fake art. Not all artworks have a counterfeit version, so if it isn’t listed below, then you can safely assume that you’re buying the authentic art piece.
This painting is inspired by Leonardo Da Vinci’s Vitruvian Man. The fake is easily
recognizable as there are significant coffee stains in the top right of the painting.
This painting is inspired by Rembrandt’s The Night Watch. The fake version is a little hard to spot, but the man with the red sash has no hat in the counterfeit.
The Basic Painting is inspired by Thomas Gainsborough’s The Blue Boy. In the counterfeit piece, the boy has full bangs, whereas in the original he only has a little hair covering his forehead.
The Detailed Painting is based on Rooster and Hen with Hydrangeas by Itō Jakuchū. The counterfeit is easy to spot as the hydrangeas will be purple instead of blue.
The Famous Painting is inspired by Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa. In the counterfeit, Mona Lisa has sharp, angular eyebrows.
The Graceful Painting is inspired by Beauty Looking Back by Hishikawa Moronobu. The counterfeit piece is recognisable because the woman is larger and takes up more of the painting than the woman in the authentic piece.
The Jolly Painting is inspired by Guiseppe Arcimboldo’s Summmer. The counterfeit version is quite a good one as the only difference is a missing artichoke bud on the person’s chest.
The Moving Painting is based on The Birth of Venus by Sandro Botticelli. The fake is recognizable by its lack of trees in the background of the painting.
The Quaint Painting is based on The Milk Maid by Johannes Vermeer. The counterfeit piece is distinguishable by giant glug of milk coming from the maid’s jug. The authentic painting only has a small drip of milk coming out of the jug.
The Scary Painting is based on Ōtani Onji the 3rd as Yakko Edobei BY Toshusai Sharaku. The fake is recognizable because of the upturned, sad eyebrows, whilst the authentic painting shows a man with angry eyebrows.
The Serene Painting is inspired by Da Vinci’s Lady with an Ermine. In the fake version, the ermine (ferret) is grey, whilst in the authentic piece, it is white.
This painting is based on Las Meninas by Diego Velaquez. In the fake painting, the small man in the painting in the background has his arm raised higher than in the authentic version. This is a tricky one to spot, so using these pictures as a comparison to a version in your game is advised.
This painting is inspired by Vermeer’s Girl with a Pearl Earring. In the counterfeit, the earring is star-shaped and not a pearl earring. There is also another fake where the woman’s eyes are closed.
The Ancient Statue is based on the Jomon period “Dogu” sculpture. The fake figure has antennae whilst the authentic does not.
The Beautiful Statue is based on Venus de Milo by Alexandros of Antioch. The counterfeit version has a set of necklaces, where the authentic one does not.
The Gallant Statue is inspired by Michelangelo’s David. The fake version is holding a book, whilst the authentic one does not have a book.
The Informative Statue is based on the Rosetta Stone. The fake one is very easy to spot as it is bright cyan blue instead of standard grey stone.
This statue is based on the Captoline Wolf. The counterfeit statue has a tongue sticking out of the mouth, but this is not the case in the authentic statue.
The Mystic Statue is based on the Bust of Nefertiti by Thutmose. The fake statue has a long earring but the authentic sculpture does not.
This sculpture is based on Discobolus. The fake statue is wearing a watch on the right arm, but this does not feature on the authentic statue.
The Rock-Head Statue is based on Olmec Colossal Head. The fake is distinguishable by its smile. The authentic statue is not smiling.
Tremendous Statue is inspired by Houmuwu Ding. The counterfeit statue will have a lid with a handle on the top, but the authentic is open at the top.
This statue is inspired by Nike of Samothrace. In the authentic version, the right leg forward, but in the fake the left leg is forward.
This statue is inspired by the Terracotta Warrior. The fake version is holding a shovel, but the authentic statue doesn’t hold anything.
Wild Painting (Left Half)
The Wild Painting is inspired by the Folding Screen of Fujin and Raijin by Tawaraya Sotatsu. In the fake left half, the beast is green instead of white. Make sure you pay attention to which side you’re looking at!
Wild Painting (Right Half)
The Wild Painting is inspired by the Folding Screen of Fujin and Raijin by Tawaraya Sotatsu. In the fake right half, the beast is white instead of green. Make sure you pay attention to which side you’re looking at!