Macchina pirotecniche a Monte Giordano (Pyrotechnic Machine at Monte Giordano), Plate 5 from Applausi festivi fatti in Roma per l'elezzione di Ferdinando III. al regno de' Romani dal Princ. Mauriz. Card. Di Savoia (The Festivities Celebrating the Election of Ferdinando III as Holy Roman Emperor Sponsored by Prince Maurice, Cardinal of Savoy)

Luca Ciamberlano, Italian, active 1599-1641
after Nicolò Tornioli, Italian, active 1622-1640



Etching with engraving on laid paper

Plate: 14 1/8 × 9 3/16 in. (35.9 × 23.3 cm)

Sheet: 14 5/16 × 9 5/16 in. (36.3 × 23.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Class of 1935 Memorial Fund



Pietro Antonio Facciotti, Rome


Place Made: Italy, Europe



Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Inscribed, in plate, upper left: D.; inscribed, in plate, upper right: 2; inscribed, in plate, lower left: Lucas Ciamberlanus Vrbinas. sculp. 1637.; inscribed, in plate, lower right: Nicol. Torniolus [ms in superscript] Pr.Card. à Sab.Inventor.; Watermark, upper center: [shield; unidentified]

Course History

ITAL 23, Seventeenth and Eighteenth-Century Italian Literature and Culture, Nancy Canepa, Spring 2012

ITAL 23, Seventeenth and Eighteenth-Century Italian Literature and Culture, Nancy Canepa, Winter 2015

ITAL 23, 17th and 18th Century Italian Literature, Nancy Canepa, Spring 2022


Susan Schulman Printseller, New York, New York; sold to present collection, 2004.

Catalogue Raisonne

Berlin 3046; Cicognara 1444; Fagiolo, Bib. della festa barocca a Roma, 134; Ruggieri 797; Vinet 664.

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