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 Camillo della Volpaia
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Camillo della Volpaia (Florence, 1484 - 1560) was a clock-maker and constructor of scientific instruments. He continued the activities of his father Lorenzo della Volpaia, like his brothers Benvenuto della Volpaia and Eufrosino della Volpaia, and inherited his workshop in via dell'Oriuolo. In 1514 he succeeded his father as curator of the planetary clock of the Palazzo Vecchio. In 1534 he made astrological predictions for the placing of the first stone of the Fortezza da Basso, designed by Antonio da Sangallo, and in 1542 he constructed a wooden sundial which is now conserved in the Museo di Storia della Scienza di Firenze.