Title: Giosalpino the bogy traveler
Work’s Subject: Italian folklore
It's a bogy who lives in the vicinity of Lucca and lives enjoying for to change itself in the most original and outlandish forms. This cute elf sometimes becomes into a piece of paper that is carried away by the wind or a stone standing on the side of a road; more often it is a pole mooring along the rivers those who recklessly bind his boat, end up to finding the boat in midstream. The Giosalpino, joker goblin, live along the Tyrrhenian coast and in the Mediterranean woodland, sometimes even goes inside the country; during the nights of the full moon, loves to dance illuminated by the cold silvery light. His favorite specialty however is to become invisible and sneak food to the streets of the cities who he visit. Someone claims to have seen this bogy also in Rome.
© Giosuè Tacconi illustrator