Stolen from Poland in 1939 by the Nazis, it was later recovered by the Allied forces after World War II and was returned to the Czartoryski Museum in Kraków. It remains there to this day.
Donation to the Museum
In New Horizons, the painting is displayed with the following statement:
Lady with an ErmineLeonardo da Vinci, circa 1490Oil on wood panel
One of only four portraits of women painted by da Vinci, one of which is the "Mona Lisa." Some believe that the "ermine" is not actually an ermine, but rather a white ferret!
|Item Name||Buy Price||Sell Price||Available From|
|Serene painting|| 4,890(?)|
| Crazy Redd|
- 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.
In New Leaf
|The forged painting features a woman holding a cat, whereas in the genuine painting she is holding a ferret.|
In New Horizons
|The forgery features an ermine with a dark coat on one's arms and head, whereas the genuine features an all-white ermine.|
Unlock with Happy Home Handbook Lesson
After Day 9 in game, go to the saving place and sit down at your desk. Pick the "Study the handbook" option, you can complete "Art Collection" lesson with 1 play coin. It adds 33 pieces of artworks and 22 forgeries to your collection.