Piece description from the artist
The Salamander is a lizard-like creature. Leonardo da Vinci described salamander as having "…no digestive organs, and gets no food but from the fire, in which it constantly renews its scaly skin.
(This print is a cropped version of the original painting.)
Michael Auger (last name pronounced: O-'zhA / rhymes with okay) is a full-time freelance artist based in the Washington DC area. In addition to the illustration and graphic design he creates on commission, Michael Auger also creates offbeat paintings and prints that feature an assortment of animals, crazy characters, mythical monsters and more.