His biographical information on the Internet was nearly non-existent as of the time this post was drafted. Here is the most I could find.
What interests me about the paintings shown below is how similar the tablecloths in the various images are. I do not know if there is some liturgical meaning to the designs or whether such tablecloths were simply common at the time Brunery made the paintings. Perhaps they were from his residence and used as props for the settings.
Other commonalities appear below. Brunery had to sell paintings to earn a living, so some recycling of subject matter and even depictions might have been necessary.
Note the tablecloth. It, or ones with similar designs appear in all the images below.
A musical theme.
And another. Also note that these paintings feature room decor, many showing areas much above the main subjects.
Compare the portrayals to those in "Afternoon Tea," the first image above.
Another chess scene.
... of champagne spray.