Breakspeare could paint competently and was able to made a career as an artist in Victorian and Edwardian times. His subjects tended to be 17th century scenes, pianos and pretty women. And his interpretations of these were conventional most of the time. As is the case for many lesser-known artists, he occasionally could make paintings worth noting.
Here are examples of Breakspeare's paintings.
In theory, this might be an illustration or otherwise a reference to literature or an historical event because there is little intrinsic meaning in the depiction.
The same applies here. There is little in the way of the drama or tension I would expect in a real-world pre-battle situation. In this painting, the men at the table seem quite calm and satisfied. The cavalier at the right has a look of concern, but serves no dramatic purpose unless the painting is an illustration of an historical or literary source.
Breakspeare usually included pianos where music was part of the action. Here the man seems to be playing an organ.
More of a sketch than a finished work, but interesting in that regard.
One of his better-known works. Pretty fancy girl for a harvester.
Hmm. A piano also beckons.
This looks like the same piano and bench, but away from the window.
She is the same woman wearing the same dress as in the previous painting.
Finally, a scene that's not Victorian. Very Edwardian in spirit, I'd say.