STYLISTICS OF PAINTING: LINGUISTIC TOOLS OF DESCRIBING WORKS OF ART
he article explores the stylistic means in critical articles of paintings by famous artists of the high Renaissance of the late 15th – until the early 16th century, such as Leonardo da Vinci, Albrecht Durer, Giovanni Bellini, Lorenzo di Credi, Pinturicchio and Piero di Cosimo. The issues of functioning and the purpose of using language devices are considered. Stylistic devices are various; their main essence is a comparison of concepts presented in the traditional use of lexical items, and concepts that are transmitted by the same lexical item in artistic speech under the performing a special stylistic function. Thus, it was found that critical authors often resort to the use of such stylistic devices as epithet, metaphor, antithesis, hyperbole, simile, climax and symbol.
The authors resort to the use of various stylistic devices that reflect the versatile sense of the illustrated object, landscape or figure. Figures of speech perform a number of pragmatic functions, among which we note the following: nominative, emotionally evaluative, conceptual, expressive and suggestive.
So, stylistic figures can be equated to the colors of paints, which are dabbed on the canvas, in other words, they are identical to the multi-color speech palette of perception of reality; they are an integral part of narrative work of paintings. Word masters fully use these verbal means for the amplification of emotional and psychological impact on the reader. They act as an auxiliary component in the construction of thought and text; they
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