Arnold Friberg was commissioned by Paramount Pictures and director, Cecil B. DeMille, as chief artist, set and costume designer for the 1956 motion picture "The Ten Commandments". His work as a costume designer for the motion picture lead him to be nominated for an Academy Award. Arnold finished 12 outstanding very large paintings over the 3 years he worked with DeMille. "The Parting of the Red Sea" original painting 10 feet long and every inch is loaded with detail. The painting "The Finding of the Infant Moses by the Daughter of Pharaoh" was the last painting Arnold had worked on. He was re-touching the painting the day he fell. Mr. Friberg felt that the work he did with Cecil B. DeMille would be one of his greatest accomplishments because of its influences on so many people throughout the world.