I missed the Rolls Royce on the left edge of this photo the first couple times I looked at it. Great trailer with the hatchback canopy
and below, his painting of his studio as an example of his incredible skill
Matania was recommented to Hollywood director Cecil B. DeMille and produced a number of paintings of Rome and Egypt from which authentic designs could be made for the movie The Ten Commandments.
Matania applied his very realistic style to illustrations for Edgar Rice Burroughs' Pirates of Venus and in Lost on Venus.