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Richeson French Easel Companion And French Mistress

Richeson French Easel Companion And French Mistress
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Unlimited uses! Designed to give the artist extra work area and more storage space. Can rest on the drawer of the French easel or any flat surface. The Richeson covered palette is included with the small companion. Hinged flaps for expanded work space.

Richeson French Mistress
  • Opened dimensions: 17-1/2" x 42"
  • Closed dimensions: 17-1/2" x 21" x 2-3/8"

Richeson French Companion
The Richeson covered palette is included with the French Companion.
  • Opened dimensions: 13-1/2" x 33-1/2" 
  • Closed dimensions: 13-1/2" x 16-3/4" x 2-3/8"
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Richeson French Easel Companion And French Mistress
Unlimited uses! Designed to give the artist extra work area and more storage space. Can rest on the drawer of the French easel or any flat surface. The Richeson covered palette is included with the small companion. Hinged flaps for expanded work space.

Richeson French Mistress
  • Opened dimensions: 17-1/2" x 42"
  • Closed dimensions: 17-1/2" x 21" x 2-3/8"

Richeson French Companion
The Richeson covered palette is included with the French Companion.
  • Opened dimensions: 13-1/2" x 33-1/2" 
  • Closed dimensions: 13-1/2" x 16-3/4" x 2-3/8"
Richeson French Easel Companion And French Mistress is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 9.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Does the job perfectly! I love it! This makes all the difference to me by giving me so much more room for paints, brushes, etc. when plein air painting. I love it.
Date published: 2018-03-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great size Excellent accompaniment for my Plein air equipment which provides me with a further dimension, very well made , nice and light and excellent quality with a bonus watercolour palette inside . Thank you
Date published: 2017-06-06
Rated 4 out of 5 by from French Easel Companion Great addition to my plein air equipment. It gives me much needed palette space without being too big and bulky
Date published: 2013-10-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect work area and excellent tools My Companion clearly best for both by work: my French easel outside and studio H easel - perfect carried for complete creation
Date published: 2013-09-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Efficient Saver I use this to keep my palette safe from dust and drying out in my small house studio. Find it's size perfect and the grey toned disposable palette great to mix on.
Date published: 2011-12-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A Must Have for French Easel owners! I saw this on a landscape painting video and I had to have one. I bought the smaller one and it is a perfect fit for my full sized French Easel. I use oils and I replaced the included plastic pallette with a sheet of glass painted neutral grey on the back like the artist on the video did. Every artist that sees me out painting wants to know where they can get one. Try it, you'll wonder how you ever got along without one!
Date published: 2011-10-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from excellent utility indoors and out Both the Companion and the larger Mistress serve as additional workspace and as organizing storage in the studio. En plein air the Companion works well with French easel, replacing other utilities all in one self-contained, handled unit -- which, incidentally, is pleasurable to use. In the studio, each item elegantly serves work in progress while open and can be closed for neat containment in a flash.
Date published: 2011-07-13
Rated 4 out of 5 by from French Companion - a must have item When I saw a friend's French Companion I knew it would solve several problems for French Easel users. It is primarily a palette with a separate clean place for solvents, brushes, knives, water bottle, etc. At the end of the day it folds up, keeping messy paint securely in it's place. Best investment ever.
Date published: 2010-09-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very Happy with my new French Mistress I ordered four of the French Mistress palette boxes for myself and other students in my oil painting class. We wanted the largest work space possible and are all very pleased with the product. I think it is a bit heavy to rest on my french easel for painting outdoors, and the smaller size might work better for that. However, I purchased this to use in the studio and couldn't be happier.
Date published: 2010-05-18
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Can somebody explain more in depth the differences between the “companion” and the “French mistress”? I can see from the pictures it’s a stand and some kind of storage box  for paint, etc, but can you purchase one without the other?

Asked by: FlounderFace
Thank you for contacting us. Both the Richeson French Easel Companion And French Mistress are palette extension storage boxes that can be set up on your existing french easel or any other table. Stands are not included with the Richeson French Easel Companion or the French Mistress. You would need to use your existing French Easel to create the stand for this palate storage box. You can purchase the size that best fits your needs. Richeson French Mistress Opened dimensions: 17-1/2" x 42" Closed dimensions: 17-1/2" x 21" x 2-3/8" Richeson French Companion The Richeson covered palette is included with the French Companion. Opened dimensions: 13-1/2" x 33-1/2" Closed dimensions: 13-1/2" x 16-3/4" x 2-3/8"
Answered by: Customer Care
Date published: 2018-03-27

Would the French Easel Companion work on a Gloucester type easel for a work surface? for water container and palette?

Asked by: Mainepainter
Yes, this easel companion would work well with a Glouchester style easel like the Beauport item number 77740. Please let us know if you have any other questions or concerns.
Answered by: Customer Care
Date published: 2017-11-15

the french mistress does it have 4 working surfaces

Asked by: srsoap
Thank you for contacting us. The French Mistress folds out into 3 working surfaces. Richeson French Mistress Opened dimensions: 17-1/2" x 42" Closed dimensions: 17-1/2" x 21" x 2-3/8" Please let us know if you have any other questions or concerns.
Answered by: Customer Care
Date published: 2017-09-11

What is the wood used in this French Misress.  Hardwood or plywoods?

Asked by: MaryT
Oak wood is used to make the French Mistress. This information is listed in the tech note for this item which can be viewed if you click on the yellow T icon beside the price of the item. Please let us know if you have any other questions or concerns.
Answered by: Customer Care
Date published: 2017-08-31
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Richeson French Easel Companion
Name:French Easel Companion
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53195
list:$125.00
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  • MATERIALS USED IN MAKING PRODUCT: WOOD TYPE OF WOOD: OAK WOOD TPYE OF FINISH: OIL WEIGHT: 6 LBS DIMENSIONS:34"X13 1/2"X3 1/2" STORAGE DIMENSIONS: 2 1/2"X13 1/2"X17" EXTRA EASEL COMPONENTS: HANDLE PALETTE AND TYPE: JACK RICHESON COVERED PLASTIC PALETTE DIMENSIONS: 1"X11 1/2"X15 1/2" ASSEMBLY REQUIRED: NONE CAN FOLD DOWN FOR STORAGE AND IF SO DIMENSIONS: YES 2 1/2"X13 1/2"X17"
Richeson French Mistress
Name:French Mistress
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53196
list:$150.00
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  • MATERIALS USED IN MAKING PRODUCT: WOOD TYPE OF WOOD: OAK WOOD TPYE OF FINISH: OIL WEIGHT: 10 LBS DIMENSIONS:42"X17 1/2"X2 3/8" STORAGE DIMENSIONS: 21"X17 1/2"X2 3/8" EXTRA EASEL COMPONENTS: HANDLE PALETTE AND TYPE: NO DIMENSIONS: NA ASSEMBLY REQUIRED: NONE CAN FOLD DOWN FOR STORAGE AND IF SO DIMENSIONS: YES 21"X17 1/2"X2 3/8"
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