Claudio Bravo

Chilean, 1936–2011

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Claudio Bravo was eulogized by the New York Times as a painter whose adeptness with realism made his paintings verge on trompe l’oeil. Though frequently discussed in conjunction with the Photorealist movement, Bravo protested: “The photorealists, …

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$1.5m, Sotheby's, 2012
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Celestial Blue Paper, 2006
Sold on May 19, 2021
$475,000
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Painting
oil on canvas
121.0 x 100.3 cm
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$475,000
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May 19, 2021
Christie's
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Claudio Bravo (1936-2011) signed and dated ‘CLAUDIO BRAVO, MMVI’ (lower left) oil on canvas 39 ½ x 47 ½ in. (100.3 x 121 cm.) Painted in 2006.
Celestial Blue Paper, 2006
oil on canvas
May 19, 2021
Christie's
$475,000
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Painting
121.0 x 100.3 cm
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May 19, 2021
Christie's
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$475,000
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Claudio Bravo (1936-2011) signed and dated ‘CLAUDIO BRAVO, MMVI’ (lower left) oil on canvas 39 ½ x 47 ½ in. (100.3 x 121 cm.) Painted in 2006.
Retrato de mujer con mariposas, 1962
Sold on Dec 11, 2020
$27,720
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Work on Paper
pastel, ink and graphite on paper
54.0 x 76.8 cm
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$27,720
Auction Sale
Dec 11, 2020
Sotheby's
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signed and dated MCMLXII pastel, ink and graphite on paper  Sheet: 30¼ by 21¼ in. (76.8 by 54 cm.) Framed: 41¼ by 32¾ in. (104.8 by 83.2 cm.) Executed in 1962.
Retrato de mujer con mariposas, 1962
pastel, ink and graphite on paper
Dec 11, 2020
Sotheby's
$27,720
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Work on Paper
54.0 x 76.8 cm
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Dec 11, 2020
Sotheby's
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$27,720
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signed and dated MCMLXII pastel, ink and graphite on paper  Sheet: 30¼ by 21¼ in. (76.8 by 54 cm.) Framed: 41¼ by 32¾ in. (104.8 by 83.2 cm.) Executed in 1962.
FANTASMA DE UN SUPERMERCADO, 1969
Sold on Nov 17, 2020
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oil on canvas
140.3 x 111.4 cm
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Nov 17, 2020
Sotheby's
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signed and dated MCMLXIX oil on canvas 43⅞ by 55¼ in. 111.4 by 140.3 cm. Executed in 1969.
FANTASMA DE UN SUPERMERCADO, 1969
oil on canvas
Nov 17, 2020
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140.3 x 111.4 cm
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Nov 17, 2020
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signed and dated MCMLXIX oil on canvas 43⅞ by 55¼ in. 111.4 by 140.3 cm. Executed in 1969.
GREEN VERONESE PAPER, 2006
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oil on canvas
161.3 x 129.5 cm
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Nov 17, 2020
Sotheby's
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signed and dated MMVI oil on canvas 51 by 63½ in. 129.5 by 161.3 cm. Framed: 52¾ by 65½ in. 134 by 166.4 cm. Executed in 2006.
GREEN VERONESE PAPER, 2006
oil on canvas
Nov 17, 2020
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161.3 x 129.5 cm
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Nov 17, 2020
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signed and dated MMVI oil on canvas 51 by 63½ in. 129.5 by 161.3 cm. Framed: 52¾ by 65½ in. 134 by 166.4 cm. Executed in 2006.
Fantasma de un supermercado, 1969
Sold on Nov 17, 2020
$365,400
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Painting
oil on canvas
139.7 x 111.44 cm
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$365,400
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Nov 17, 2020
Sotheby's
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Property from a Private North-Eastern Collection signed and dated MCMLXIX oil on canvas 43 7/8 by 55 1/4 in. 111.4 by 140.3 cm. framed: 46 by 57 3/4 in. 116.8 by 146.7 cm. Executed in 1969.
Fantasma de un supermercado, 1969
oil on canvas
Nov 17, 2020
Sotheby's
$365,400
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Painting
139.7 x 111.44 cm
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Nov 17, 2020
Sotheby's
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$365,400
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Property from a Private North-Eastern Collection signed and dated MCMLXIX oil on canvas 43 7/8 by 55 1/4 in. 111.4 by 140.3 cm. framed: 46 by 57 3/4 in. 116.8 by 146.7 cm. Executed in 1969.
Green Veronese Paper, 2006
Sold on Nov 17, 2020
$564,500
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oil on canvas
161.29 x 129.54 cm
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$564,500
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Nov 17, 2020
Sotheby's
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Property from a Private Collection signed and dated MMVI oil on canvas 51 by 63 1/2 in. 129.5 by 161.3 cm. Framed: 52 3/4 by 65 1/2 in. 134 by 166.4 cm. Executed in 2006.
Green Veronese Paper, 2006
oil on canvas
Nov 17, 2020
Sotheby's
$564,500
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161.29 x 129.54 cm
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Nov 17, 2020
Sotheby's
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$564,500
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Property from a Private Collection signed and dated MMVI oil on canvas 51 by 63 1/2 in. 129.5 by 161.3 cm. Framed: 52 3/4 by 65 1/2 in. 134 by 166.4 cm. Executed in 2006.
Naturaleza muerta, 1964
Sold on Sep 30, 2020
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oil on paper laid on panel
60.0 x 69.9 cm
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Sep 30, 2020
Phillips
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Naturaleza muerta, 1964
oil on paper laid on panel
Sep 30, 2020
Phillips
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60.0 x 69.9 cm
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Sep 30, 2020
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Package, 1936-2011
Sold on Jul 30, 2020
$300,000
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Work on Paper
oil and pastel on paper mounted on board
109.9 x 74.9 cm
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$300,000
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Jul 30, 2020
Christie's
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Claudio Bravo (1936-2011) Package signed 'CLAUDIO BRAVO' (lower left) dated 'MCMLXIX' (lower right) oil and pastel on paper mounted on board 43 ¼ x 29/1/2 in. (109.9 x 74.9 cm.) Executed in 1969.
Package, 1936-2011
oil and pastel on paper mounted on board
Jul 30, 2020
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$300,000
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Work on Paper
109.9 x 74.9 cm
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Jul 30, 2020
Christie's
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$300,000
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Claudio Bravo (1936-2011) Package signed 'CLAUDIO BRAVO' (lower left) dated 'MCMLXIX' (lower right) oil and pastel on paper mounted on board 43 ¼ x 29/1/2 in. (109.9 x 74.9 cm.) Executed in 1969.
Calabazas verdes, 1936-2011
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oil on canvas
95.9 x 129.5 cm
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Jul 30, 2020
Christie's
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Claudio Bravo (1936-2011) Calabazas verdes signed and dated 'CLAUDIO BRAVO MCMXCII' (lower left) oil on canvas 37 ¾ x 51 in. (95.9 x 129.5 cm.) Painted in 1992.
Calabazas verdes, 1936-2011
oil on canvas
Jul 30, 2020
Christie's
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95.9 x 129.5 cm
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Jul 30, 2020
Christie's
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Claudio Bravo (1936-2011) Calabazas verdes signed and dated 'CLAUDIO BRAVO MCMXCII' (lower left) oil on canvas 37 ¾ x 51 in. (95.9 x 129.5 cm.) Painted in 1992.
UNTITLED (INTERIOR WITH COLORED PAPERS)
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oil on canvas
101.0 x 119.4 cm
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Jun 30, 2020
Sotheby's
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UNTITLED (INTERIOR WITH COLORED PAPERS)
oil on canvas
Jun 30, 2020
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101.0 x 119.4 cm
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Jun 30, 2020
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