The Ballade No. 2 in F major, Op. 38 is the second of the four ballades for piano solo by Frédéric Chopin.
It was composed from 1836 to 1839 in Nohant, France and on the Spanish island of Majorca. Chopin dedicated this work to Robert Schumann, who had dedicated his Kreisleriana, Op. 16 to Chopin.