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Born Claudio Nelson Bravo Camus in Valparaíso, Chile on 8 November, 1936, Bravo received some training with Miguel Venegas Cifuentes, another Chilean artist, but remained largely self-taught, according to the Encyclopaedia Britannica.
He held his first exhibition at the age of 17 in Valparaíso before moving to Spain.
There, he established himself as a portrait painter. Among his clients were relatives of Spanish dictator Francisco Franco.
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