Irish Artist Directory

Guy Hanscomb (Irish Artist Directory)

Full Name: Guy Hanscomb

Lived: 1968 -

Categories: Painting, Landscape

Artist Biography

Guy Hanscomb was born in London in 1968. Hanscomb trained at the New Orleans Academy of Fine Art, USA and Chelsea College of Art, London.

Drawing inspiration from wilderness landscapes, Guy travelled extensively in Europe, America, Asia and Australia before coming to Ireland in 1999.

Captivated by the wide, open spaces of the Wicklow Mountains, Guy settled in Glenn na Smol and landscapes soon became increasingly prevalent in his work. His paintings are distinguished by a subtle use of light and colour and their quietly atmospheric quality is enlivened by an inventive use of composition. Deserted beaches and moorlands are a favourite and evocative subject. Wide expanses of empty space or broad horizons are often depicted with a resultant tendency towards abstraction. Guy seeks to capture the transient atmospheric effects that are so characteristic of the Irish landscape. Momentary as well as seasonal variations in light and colour provide an endless source of inspiration.

Guy’s first solo exhibition was staged at The Frederick Gallery in October 2001. The show was a complete sell-out.


Guy Hanscomb Art Previously On Sale at Adam’s Auctioneers

Guy Hanscomb (b.1968) Landscape Oil on canvas, 102 x 80cm (40 x 31.5'') Signed with initials

Hammer Price €2,600.00

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GUY HANSCOMB (B.1968) Beach on the Ards Penninsula Oil on canvas, 61 x 61cms (24 x 24'') Signe wi...

Hammer Price €1,500.00

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Guy Hanscomb (b.1968) Dunes, Brittas Bay Oil on canvas, 14.2 x 9.4cm (36 x 24'') Signed with mono...

Hammer Price €1,400.00

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Guy Hanscomb (b.1968) Foggy Day

Hammer Price €1,400.00

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Guy Hanscomb (b.1968) Reservoir from Glassamucky Brakes Oil on canvas

Hammer Price €1,100.00

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