Ludmila M. Chebanova (January 25, 1944 – January 27, 2020)
Ludmila M. Chebanova, curator of Medieval and Modern European coins and medals passed away in Moscow on 27th January 2020 at age 76. The years of her childhood after World War II must not have easy: the country was in ruins and its economy needed to be restored. She attended secondary school in Moscow and entered the Department of Art of the Lomonosov University. She graduated from the University in 1967 and immediately started her career in Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts.
Ludmila Chebanova was responsible for a collection of over 70,000 objects and books of Numismatic Library during 25 years (1973-1998) and did much for its completing. Her work focuses mainly on European and Modern Medal’s Art. Ludmila Chebanova was curator of exhibitions of Modern Polish, Hungarian and Finland Medals in Museum (1982, 1986, 1989 etc.). She participated also in the big exhibition projects in Moscow: Byzantian Art in 1977, Moscow-Paris in 1981, Brilliant Dresden in 1989 etc. and abroad (Los Angeles in 1979 and others).
In Museum Ludmila Chebanova gave lectures and Numismatic classes for children. She was quite attentive and good for people and respected figure at Pushkin Museum.