Ciampelli, Agostino an eminent Florentine painter and architect, was born in 1578, studied under Santo di Titi, and died at Rome in 1640. In San Stephano di Pescia is his celebrated picture of The Visit of the Virgin with Elisabeth; also, in Santa Prassede, The Crucifixion. Two of his finest works in fresco are in the Chiesa del Gesu, representing the Martyrdom of St. Andrew, and a Glory of Saints and Angels on the ceiling. See Spooner, Biog. Hist. of the Fine Arts, s.v.; Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.