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Last NameZumbo     
Given NameGaetano Giulio    
alt. NamesG. Z. ; Zummo ;     
Marriage    
Children    
Year born1656 in Syracuse    
Year died1701    
Place of deathParis    
Father's occupationfamily name was formerly Zummo    
Relatives    
Educationfirst worked in Naples (1687-91), then Florence (1691-94), finally in Paris    
Country of ActivityItaly    
Worked forphysician Guillaume Desnoues (1650-1735); medici family, esp. Cosimo III (1642-1723) & Ferdinando (1663-1713);    
PatronageCosimo III (1642-1723) & Ferdinando (1663-1713); French King Louis XIV granted him monopoly rights for wax models    
CollaboratorsCaterina de Julianis (1695-1742),one of his pupils; see http://denniscooper-theweaklings.blogspot.com/2010/07/bill-hsu-presents-medical-wax-models    
Techniquesanatomical wax models ; 3D medical models    
Sample(s)http://media.photobucket.com/image/Zummo%20%25252Bwax/DaVinci38/Zumbo.jpg    
Archival sourceson exhibition of Zumbo models in La Specola: http://curiousexpeditions.org/?p=62    
Published sourcesPuccetti/Perugi/Scarani: GGZ founder of anatomic wax modeling, Pathol Annu 1995: 269-81; Putscher 1972:71; Encyclopaedia Anatomica, Cologne 1999:20-5;    
otheractive in Naples (1687-91), Florence (1691-94), finally in Paris;s.a. exhibition catalogue GG.G.Z: Mostra, Siracusa, Galleria regionale di Palazzo Bellomo 1988/89; G.Dürbeck & A.Wolkenhauer in Wahrnehmung der Natur/Natur der Wahrnehmung, Dresden 2001: 35ff.&71ff.    
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