Best French Companion - Unlimited uses! Designed to give the artist extra work area and more storage space. Designed to rest on the drawer of the French style easel or any flat surface. The French Companion is smaller than the Mistress. It is 13-1/2 inches deep and 33-1/2 inches wide when opened and 13-1/2 inches x 16-3/4 inches x 2-3/8 inches when closed. The Richeson covered, plastic watercolor palette is included with this model. Makes a perfect travel companion. The French Companion can be shipped by UPS for $9.95 anywhere in the 48 contiguous states. No assembly required.