Pierre de Fenoÿl, born in 1945, devoted his life to photography. Driven by an irresistible passion, he worked actively to ensure that photography would be recognised by institutions in the 1970s. He defended both anonymous 19th-century photography and major photographers such as Brassaï, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Duane Michales, Édouard Boubat and André Kertész, as well as the young photographers of his generation.
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