The most important source: De’ Rossi

Bastiano de’ Rossi’s description, of which we offer only the first pages, represents the most important historical source on the intermedi.

Bastiano de Rossi, Description of the apparatus and intermedii. Made for the comedy performed in Florence. At the wedding of Serenissimi Don Ferdinando Medici, and Madama Cristina di Loreno, Grand Dukes of Tuscany. In Florence for Anton Padouani. M.D.LXXXIX.
Some pages from de’ Rossi. Florence, Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale, Magliabechiano 4.2.123, pp. 1-4.