Printable Salamander in the fire - alchemical ritual, medieval alchemy art - vintage print poster

Antique 1625 alchemical illustration depicting a man stands next to a fire, using a trident to poke a salamander in the fire. This engraving is an allegory of a stage of alchemical process of metals transmutation. Text on the bottom: “Salamander lives in the fire, the fire, this has changed in the best color. Repetition, scale and the betterment of the dyes or the Philosophers Stone, an augmentation is rather meant.”


Printable digital file can be used for creating art print, poster and other wall art or decor.

You can print image on standard consumer home printer or via printing services and printshop. Please be aware, due to differences in monitor and printer settings, colors may appear slightly different in print than on screen.

All pictures downloaded from our gallery approved for personal non commercial usage.

Digital files are not refundable, but If you have some troubles, feel free to contact us and we’ll do our best to assist you.