Item #CL183-27 [Salamander And The Gates of Hell]. Charles Conder, Aust.
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[Salamander And The Gates of Hell]

c1900. Crayon and pencil drawing, 20 x 25cm (paper). Minor soiling, old mount burn, laid down on old backing.

There are many legends connecting the salamander to fire, possibly due to the tendency of salamanders to live inside rotting logs. When placed into a fire, the salamander would attempt to escape from the log, contributing to the belief that they were created from flames. Ref: Wiki.

Item #CL183-27

Price (AUD): $3,650.00  other currencies

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