Grand Prix de Pau, 1949, Fangio MaseratiAbout this photograph
The few shots that Dieuzaide realized during the epoch in which he was working for the weekly But et Club, from 1946 to 1953, are precious. His coverage of the Grands Prix of Albi, of Pau and of Cadours constitute a unique testimony which lingered atthe sidelines of the competition, capturing live the most famous actors of this epoch. The stars that were the Fangio, Villoresi, Louis Rosier... are surprised in postures and in situations that offer a new fashion to photograph in sports press.Read more Read less
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Born in 1921, Jean Dieuzaide very quickly showed a passion for photography. He proved it ardently, everywhere, from Paris to Toulouse, passing through Arles. Launched by a photograph of General de Gaulle that would be largely distributed, Jean Dieuzaide became a photojournalist. Many of his reportages appeared in the international press, such as the one dedicated to the marriage of two tightrope walkers and published by ' Life ' Jean Dieuzaide also photographed for ' documentary ' works : Gascogne, Portugal, PÃ©rigord, Languedoc... Many are the prizes, nominations, requests for hischairing jurys, associations, contests to which the name of Jean Dieuzaide isattached.In addition, he was the winner of the prize Niepce in 1954, of the prize Nadar in 1961. He was named an Officer of the National Order of Merit and an Officer in the order of Arts and Letters in 1981. He received the grand prize of the Arts of the City of Paris in 1985, the gold medal of the city of Toulouse in 1986, the gold ' Sicof ' at Milan and was named a Paul Harris Fellow of Rotary International in 1988. He was also given an Honorary Fellowship by the Royal Photographic Society in 1994.