The contribution of Christiane Liermann Traniello, „Die Ursprünge der Familien Brentano am Comer See. Von Wanderungen und Villen" (en."The origins of the Brentano families on Lake Como. From excursions to the villas") is part of the anthology „Die Brentanos: Eine romantische Familie?" (En. “The Brentanos: a romantic family?") curated by Bernd Heidenreich, Evelyn Brockhoff, Anne Bohnenkamp-Renken and Wolfgang Bunzel.
The volume deals with the origins of the Brentano family - an Italian family emigrated to Frankfurt in the 18th century, which expresses the conflict between the need for freedom and a sense of responsibility, individualism and social commitment, artistic creativity and the common good, between art and politics.