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Hendrick van Balen

[Dutch Baroque Era Painter, ca.1575-1632]

• Also known as:  Hendrik van Balen
• Relationships: Students included Anthony Van Dyck, Frans Snyders and Gerard Seghers.
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Original works by Hendrick van Balen available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteFitzwilliam Museum at the University of Cambridge, UK

Notable SiteHermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia

Notable SiteJ. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
Landscape with Ceres (Allegory of Earth) (with Jan Brueghel II), 1630

Notable SiteKunsthistorisches Museum Databank, Vienna (in German)  

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Graphic Art Database, Paris (in French)  

Notable SiteNational Gallery, London, UK
Pan pursuing Syrinx

Notable SitePrado Museum Database, Madrid   NEW!
(Linking to the Spanish-language version because it contains far more works than the English version)

Notable SiteRijksmuseum, Amsterdam   NEW!

Blanton Museum of Art at the University of Texas, Austin
Diana and Callisto, ca.1605-08

Brighton & Hove Museums, England

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

CODART - Dutch and Flemish paintings in the Brukenthal Museum, Sibiu
1 painting by Hendrick van Balen (inventory number 0048)

Haggerty Museum of Art at Marquette University, Wisconsin
Mary Magdalene in Penitence, ca.1630

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Buenos Aires, Argentina (in Spanish)  

Museum der Bildenden Künste, Leipzig (in German)  

National Brukenthal Museum, Romania

Our Lady’s Cathedral of Antwerp, Belgium
The Holy Family with Angels

Philadelphia Museum of Art   NEW!

Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium Catalogue (in French)  
Les noces de Thétis et Pélée
La fécondité
(with Jan Brueghel II)

Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery at Scripps College, California

State Museums of Florence Digital Archive, Italy

Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
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The Walters Art Museum, Maryland   NEW!

Valtion Taidemuseo (Finnish National Gallery), Helsinki, Finland

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Flemish Art Collection Database, Belgium (in Dutch)  

Joconde Database of French Museum Collections (in French)  

UK National Inventory of Continental European Paintings (NICE)

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteHendrick van Balen at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteHendrick van Balen in the Web Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
(a welcome screen is displayed for a couple of seconds before the search results appear)

Hendrick van Balen at CGFA  

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

Memory of the Netherlands Project
Great scans; use your mouse wheel to zoom in on the detail images

RKD Netherlands Imagebase   NEW!
Eclectic database of images that range from old black-and-white photos to superb, zoomable reproductions

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Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteRKD Netherlands Institute for Art History  

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

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