The golden pheasant, with its vibrant and exotic plumage, takes center stage in the artwork, drawing the viewer's attention with its intricate details and vivid colors. The use of gold leafing as a background not only adds a touch of opulence but also enhances the pheasant's regal presence.
The choice of a close-up composition allows for an intimate view of the pheasant's intricate features. This level of detail suggests a high level of skill and attention to realism in the painting.
The juxtaposition of the realistic representation of the pheasant with the dreamlike quality created by the golden background adds depth and complexity to the artwork. The halo effect created by the gold leafing emphasizes the bird's majesty and gives it an otherworldly aura, making it appear almost like a mythical creature. This piece is designed to be displayed with its counterpart, the multi-colored pheasant.