A black-and-white photograph of Shostakovich, the pianist Eugene List, and the conductor Robert Whitney following a performance of the composer's Piano Concerto No. 1, op. 35, in Louisville, Kentucky. Shostakovich has signed the image in the upper left in a faint ballpoint; his inscription is most easily viewed when held at an angle.PHO-07759$650
The photograph is from the collection of Eugene List. List gave the United States premiere of Shostakovich's Piano Concerto No. 1 in 1934 under Leopold Stokowski; he was only 16 years old at the time.