Moving painting
Real name The Birth of Venus
Artist Sandro Botticelli
Appearances AF+, AC, AFe+, WW, CF, NL
Regional names Flag of France small Toile émouvante
Flag of Italy small Quadro colorato

The moving painting is one of the pieces of artwork available in the Animal Crossing series games. This piece is based on the 1482 work The Birth of Venus by Italian painter Sandro Botticelli.

This painting depicts the birth of Venus, the Roman Goddess of beauty and love. Blown to the shore by Zephyrus, Venus is greeted by one of the Horae, a Goddess of the Seasons, who gives her a flowered cloak.

Painting information

Item Name Buy Price Sell Price Available From
Moving painting 3,920
490 Crazy Redd
Tom Nook
Note: Prior to New Leaf, paintings did not have visual differences between forged and genuine versions. Therefore, paintings given to Blathers were fake or authentic at random.


The fake painting includes a shell facing downward, whereas in the real painting, it is upward.
Moving Painting (forgery)
Int art goodlooking

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