BEST "RIO GRANDE" Easel - Click to enlarge


Item Code: JR883325

Mfg List: $390.00
Sale Price: $199.99
You Save: $190.01 (49%)


Product Description:
BEST Rio Grande Easel by Richeson and Co. Continuing in the great tradition of the BEST line, the Rio Grande Easel is made from American Red Oak found in the Appalachians. It is hand-rubbed with an oil finish. This easel has a stable quad base and a retractable mast. The rubber bottoms make this skid-proof. Rubber grips keep the canvas securely in place and a middle canvas tray allows for small work.

This is a great starter easel because it has all the features a budding artist needs – adjustability, multi-functional, and stable. It’s tall and stunning, yet compact and easy-to-use. This easel will easily go wherever you go – it folds down to a mere 45 inches long! Its portability, along with a wide painting tray and the ability to adjust for sitting or standing, makes this a favorite amongst intermediate artists as well.



• Extended easel height: 72 inches
• Maximum canvas height: 48 inches
• Base widthxdepth: 25 x 23 inches
• Shipping weight: 27 lbs.

Ships assembled by UPS.

(Oversize shipping: $45.00)
Number 883325
Customer Reviews
By: Cherith from Fresno, California on 04/10/2014
The easel is very nice, but came in the box assembled upside down and backward. At first I thought it was a piece of junk, then I noticed one part was upside-down. After I fixed that I began to notice other parts which were backwards. Once I realized that whoever put it together and boxed it was intoxicated with some substance, I had the confidence to take it apart and start over--and I ended up with a very lovely, sturdy, practical, easel. Actually, the mystery of the assembly added a little character.
By: rgb from spartanburg, sc on 01/26/2014
Great easel. Easy to assemble. Just the right size for home studio. Very sturdy and holds canvas securely. Love that it has a removable middle canvas tray for holding a small canvas. The rubber knobs keeps top and bottom of canvas from sitting directly on tray allowing to paint on entire canvas.
By: Charles from Newark, DE on 01/03/2012
Great easel...well built and sturdy, while adjustable and compact for storage or transport.