Hendrik van Balen (1575 – 17 July 1632) was a Flemish Baroque painter.
Van Balen was born and died in Antwerp. He was a pupil of Adam van Noort and studied art while traveling in Italy. He was the teacher of his son Johannes (Jan van Balen), Anthony van Dyck and Frans Snyders and was also a contemporary of many of the other famous Flemish artists, such as the Brueghels, Jan and Peter. In 1592 he became a master in the Antwerp Guild of Saint Luke.
The Judgement of Paris, 1599