I’ve just come across this really nice website for the New Yorker cartoonist Alain. Great photos, scans of his work, and a timeline.
His Ink Spill New Yorker Cartoonists A-Z entry:
Daniel Alain Born Daniel Brustlein in Alsatian town of Mulhouse, 1904. Died in Paris, July 14, 1996. NYer work: 1931 -1965. Key collection: Alain’s Steeplechase ( Simon & Schuster, 1957).