droit de suite

noun

a right recognized by the legislation of several member countries of the European Union whereby an artist, or his or her heirs, is entitled to a share of the price of a work of art if it is resold during the artist's lifetime or for 70 years after his or her death

Nearby words

  1. drogher,
  2. drogue,
  3. drogue parachute,
  4. droid,
  5. droit,
  6. droit des gens,
  7. droit du seigneur,
  8. droitural,
  9. droke,
  10. droll

Word Origin for droit de suite

from French, literally: the right of following

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