José de Páez, Nun's Badge with the Annunciation and Saints
Mexican, second half of the 18th century
Oil on copper
Hispanic Society Museum and Library, New York City
As in the Martinez version in the Hispanic Society, Mary kneels on a carpeted dais in front of a book on a small table, rather than at a prie-dieu. This and the angel's entry from the right are unusual for this period, so it may be that the badges reflect actual practice among the Mexican nuns.
The secondary figures are, clockwise from the top: The Trinity, Unidentified saint, St. Anthony of Padua (tonsure, Franciscan habit, Christ Child in arms), St. Francis of Assisi (Franciscan habit, stigmata), two unidentified friars, unidentified woman saint, unidentified nun (pen, book), St. Gertrude of Helfta, unidentified saint, unidentified martyr (armor, palm, crucifix), St. Hyacinth (monstrance, Madonna and Child) unidentified saint (cruciform banner, Dominican habit), St. Nicholas of Tolentino (sunburst on chest).
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Photographed at the site by Richard Stracke, shared under Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike license.