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PIC ID: 29354
Image of Ylla from Wikidata
Image of Ylla from Wikidata


American, 1911-1955


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After working as an apprentice retoucher for Ergy Landau in Paris, 1932, Ylla decided to abandon sculpture for photography. In 1933 she opened a portrait studio for animals. She emigrated to the US, 1940. Parry lists her birth year as 1912.

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Ylla has 4 locations.

Birth (August 16, 1911)

Vienna, Austria

Active in (1932-1940)

Paris, Île-de-France

Active in (1940-1955)

New York, NY

Death (March 30, 1955)

Bharatpur, India