droit de suite


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droit de suite

(French drwad sɥit)
n
(Law) 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
[from French, literally: the right of following]
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France passed the first droit de suite (literally, 'right to follow', but translated as 'resale royalty right') in 1920 to counter this perceived disparity in earning potential among artists working in different mediums.
Another example of the strategy of raising rivals' costs is the so-called "Droit de Suite" Directive of 2001.
[beaucoup moins que]Il n'est plus acceptable que des oeuvres de plasticiens marocains soient revendus a des prix tres eleves au pays ou a l'etranger sans que les auteurs ou ayants droits beneficient du droit de suite.[beaucoup plus grand que], a-t-il affirme.
Il faut admettre que le beneficiaire ne dispose, en vertu des textes et de maniere explicite, d'aucun droit de suite ou droit de preference.
Unlike other auctioneers, who already charge higher premiums, this figure also includes droit de suite and value added tax on lots purchased.
Intellectual property (Droit de suite - resale right - in favour of authors of original artwork).
These rights, known as droit de suite, entitle living artists to royalties of up to 4% of the sale price whenever (with a few exceptions) a piece of work changes hands.
At any rate, Droit de Suite is here, and whether this latest step towards greater European `harmonisation' will prove damaging to the UK remains to be seen.
on the right referred to as droit de suite. (54) Because of its economic
The other threat comes from the harmonisation of Artists Resale Right, known as droit de suite, which is the levy imposed in several EU states on the resale of modern works of art.
The right was first introduced in France in 1920 and there and in much of Europe, as well more widely among dealers and auction houses, it is referred to as droit de suite. (2)
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