Chambers’s courageous nine-year battle with leukemia and his premature death tend to dominate how we understand his work. It is thus salutary to recall that this painting of Victoria Hospital, where he was born and died, was begun before his diagnosis. The hospital does not dominate the work in any morbid sense. The winter scene is subdued, calm. This is his London, its places—the view was taken from the roof of the studio of fellow artist Greg Curnoe (1936–1992)—its light, its familiarity.