Arcipluvia XXXII, 2023

by Daisy Carrick-Smith
Gouache on 100% cotton watercolour paper; Unframed; Paper dimensions: 25.5 x 35.5 cm; 10 x 14 inches; Signed, dated & titled on the reverse; Please read the 'Details for Framing' section if you are interested in purchasing this artwork.

Details for Framing:

If you are London-based and you would like me to frame this work on your behalf, please get in contact for a quote. At present, this painting is unframed, and will be delivered in a portfolio folder with my framing recommendations and a Certificate of Authenticity. In order to ensure the safety of the artwork, I recommend using a framer who can provide museum/conservation standard framing. Furthermore, the artwork should be behind UV protective glass/acrylic, and only conservation/acid-free materials should be used. If you have any questions, or you would like to discuss framing ideas, email:

Artwork Details:

‘Arcipluvia XXXII’, is a recent greyed landscape within the series with gentle hues of colour. These are comprised of sharp pointed hills, more mountain-like, similar to those one might find while skiing or away enjoying the crisp air of the mountains. Though we recognise the rolling hills and trees from rural scenes – with landscapes also being one of the most captured subjects throughout art history – Arcipluvia is an imagined world in which colour dominates the scene and draws in the viewer. Born out of lockdown, these landscapes provide an emotive, joyous escape from the everyday.

Arcipluvia is a name derived from the archaic word ‘arcipluvian’, which translates to an ‘arc of rain’, more commonly known as a rainbow. This series sparked the concept of Arcipluvia as a shop to sell an array of colourful pieces by myself, and in time, other selected artists. Please note that limited-edition prints may also be created using any of the original paintings sold through the website.