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 Girolamo della Volpaia
Girolamo della Volpaia (Florence, circa 1530 - 1614) was a clock-maker and constructor of scientific instruments, and continued the activities of his father Camillo della Volpaia and his uncles Benvenuto della Volpaia and Eufrosino della Volpaia. In 1554 he constructed an armillary sphere which is now conserved at the Science Museum of London. In 1560, he succeeded his father as curator of the great clock of the Palazzo Vecchio, and also asked to be given responsibility for the maintenance of the planetary clock built by his grandfather Lorenzo della Volpaia, which he had restored. In 1564 he planned a clock for Piazza S. Marco in Venice and in 1590 he made his last clock, now in the Museo di Storia della Scienza in Florence.

For instruments by Girolamo della Volpaia, see:
   Armillary Sphere, Signed by Girolamo della Volpaia, Italian, Dated 1564 (Firenze, IMSS)
   Armillary Sphere, Signed by Girolamo della Volpaia, Italian, Dated 1557 (Firenze, IMSS)
   Horizontal Dial, Signed by Girolamo della Volpaia, Florence, Dated 1576 (London, BM)
   Nocturnal And Sundial, Attributed to Girolamo della Volpaia, Florence, 16th century (Firenze, IMSS)
   Nocturnal And Sundial, Signed by Girolamo della Volpaia, Florence, Dated 1567 (Firenze, IMSS)
   Nocturnal And Sundial, Signed by Girolamo della Volpaia, Florence, Dated 1568 (Firenze, IMSS)
   Polyhedral Dial, Signed by Girolamo della Volpaia, Florence, Dated 1590 (Firenze, IMSS)
   Polyhedral Dial, Attributed to Girolamo della Volpaia, Florence, 16th century (Firenze, IMSS)
   Quadrant, Signed by Girolamo della Volpaia, Florence, Dated 1570 (Firenze, IMSS)
   Ring Dial, Signed by Girolamo della Volpaia, Florence, Dated 1566 (Oxford, MHS)
   Scaphe Dial, Signed by Girolamo della Volpaia, Florence, Dated 1588 (Oxford, MHS)

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